Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of FAQ

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02/22/06 10:59:57 (13 years ago)
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max-horvath
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Added information about correct firewalling

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  • FAQ

    v11 v12  
    5959  A: Help is available through several real-time and non-realtime means listed at [wiki:"Contact / Support"] 
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    61   If you need technical help with your WiFiDog installation, your message should include : 
     61  If you need technical help with your !WiFiDog installation, your message should include : 
    6262   * Your Wifidog client version (ipk or your own compiled version) 
    6363   * Configuration setup (wifidog.conf, please remove default config) 
    6464   * Wifidog debug output messages (command : wifidog -f -d 7).  
    6565 
    66 = Client FAQ = 
     66= Gateway FAQ = 
    6767 
    68 Questions about the Wifidog client 
     68Questions about the Wifidog gateway 
    6969 
    70 == Q: What are the requirements to run the Client ? == 
     70== Q: What are the requirements to run the gateway ? == 
    7171  A: The gateway requires the following: 
    7272    1. The [http://www.linux.org/ linux operating system] 
     
    8787 
    8888  A: Make sure that the ipt_mac.o kernel module is loaded. This is an optional part of the iptables packages and it is not always enabled by default. On most Linux distributions, kernel modules are configured in "/etc/modules.conf" or "/etc/modules". 
     89 
     90== Q: Is it possible to block all outgoing TCP/UDP ports until a user has authenticated via WiFiDog's login page ? == 
     91 
     92  A: If you set up your OpenWrt-powered router with a bridged network interface (default), the current firewall rules of !OpenWrt do not permit to block all outgoing TCP/UDP ports except port 80 until a user has authenticated via WiFiDog's login page. 
     93 
     94  You are going to have to disable forwarding from the bridge interface to the wan interface: 
     95  {{{ 
     96# The following lines have been commented out for WiFiDog to work 
     97# iptables -A FORWARD -i br0 -o br0 -j ACCEPT 
     98# iptables -A FORWARD -i $LAN -o $WAN -j ACCEPT 
     99}}} 
    89100 
    90101= Auth-Server FAQ =