Dual stack hotspot/captive portal

Matt Ryanczak ryanczak at arin.net
Wed Feb 23 19:42:04 CET 2011

On 02/23/2011 01:20 PM, Jima wrote:
>  I can't say I've done it or encountered any packaged solutions, but if
> I were working on this, I'd take a serious look at shoehorning a bridge
> (even a single-device bridge) into the mix and doing MAC-based
> permissions via ebtables.  (Under Linux, anyway; I'm not sure what
> approach I'd take under any other OS.)
>  Not the most helpful, I realize, but it might be someplace to start.

We did exactly for an ARIN meeting a few years ago. A linux bridge with
ebtables / iptables worked very well for us. It was all homegrown and
rather simple, no radius or other advanced features but it did the job.


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