[Shorewall-newbies] Connection Authentication?
teastep at shorewall.net
Wed Feb 25 13:30:52 PST 2004
On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Zot O'Connor wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 12:41, Tom Eastep wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Matt wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Is it possible to set-up connection authentication, so that when
> > > somebody tries to connect to a host in the Internet they are asked to
> > > supply a username & password?
> > >
> > This type of policing is not feasible in a packet filter like Netfilter.
> > You need a proxy such as Squid.
> Well you can actually, sotra, using a CaptivePortal:
> This is how the wireless sites make you agree to terms before getting to
> the internet.
> You will likely need to use a suite of external programs to do
> I do not know how compatible it is with shorewall though.
You might want to search the archives for "Nocatauth" -- IIRC, someone got
that working with Shorewall.
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