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Offline ghansham

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MAC Address Attenuation
« on: April 01, 2012, 08:15:13 pm »
Hey guys,



I have been trying to use the MAC address tickets but not getting through.
I am a newbie.
I follow the instructions in the documenatation but I am not getting through.
I have a Linksys router with dd-wrt firmware and using Chillispot.


Here's what I would like to do.
I have devices without browsers I want to connect to my network without attenuation that has static IP addresses.


any help would be appreciated.

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2012, 08:27:38 pm »
Hi


Have you enabled the macauth option?


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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2012, 09:03:32 pm »
Yes I enable it in the router.
What is the next step?

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2012, 09:15:54 pm »
Or if I can by pass those devices, that would be good as well.
As a matter of fact I would prefer that.

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2012, 09:55:48 pm »
Do you see "unknown mac" in your hotspot history?


Bypassing authentication is a coovaChilli feature.
So you need to install coovaAP, openwrt, or worldspot firmware.

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2012, 10:13:42 pm »

Well I am testing it out with my laptop and my browser still takes me to the landing page.


I want to connect my Magic Jack Plus. It has a static IP address which has no browser, so I would like to be able to by pass it and some of my other devices including my laptop.

I have a Linksys WRT320N router, with 
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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2012, 10:26:09 pm »
You haven't answered the question: "Do you see "unknown mac" in your hotspot history?"


you will know if chillispot is configured correctly.

Then, you need to follow the documentation and create a mac address ticket.

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2012, 10:34:07 pm »
No I dont.


I want for my devices connect directly (without the landing page).

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2012, 10:46:28 pm »
If you don't see "unknown macs" in the hotspot history when a device gets a dhcp address from your hotspot, then the macAuth dd-wrt option doesn't work for a reason I ignore.

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2012, 11:21:04 pm »
ok.


The documentation says, "You can create (and sell) tickets for ANY wifi device, including wifi phones (or game consoles) that don't have web browsers! Or you can also register your personal PC for unlimited use without the need for registering."

Do I enable the MACauth in the router then create tickets with the login being the MAC of the device and password field blank?
I strongly believe am missing something.
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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2012, 01:13:50 am »
Anyone face a similar problem? I would really appreciate it...

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2012, 12:53:40 pm »
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Do I enable the MACauth in the router then create tickets with the login being the MAC of the device and password field blank?
Yes, that should do it.

If you don't get mac addresses in the hotspot history, then it is your macauth option that is not working.
You should consider moving away from dd-wrt...

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2012, 03:59:05 pm »
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If you don't get mac addresses in the hotspot history, then it is your macauth option that is not working.
just so we on the same page, when the macauth is enable and the ticket is created with blank password, the device will attenuate and connect automatedly and go to the browser homepage direct (without not landing page), am I correct?


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You should consider moving away from dd-wrt...
What would you recommend?


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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2012, 08:15:38 pm »
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just so we on the same page, when the macauth is enable and the ticket is created with blank password, the device will attenuate and connect automatedly and go to the browser homepage direct (without not landing page), am I correct?Yes it should.

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What would you recommend?
Unfortunately, your router is not well supported by openwrt.
You should buy one that is and try worldspot firmware.

Offline ghansham

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Re: MAC Address Attenuation
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2012, 02:46:10 am »
Ok in future I would take it into consideration.

Also I have a theory but not sure if it will work.
What I have in mind is, what about if I create a VLAN and VWLAN bridge them together and a DHCP server.
The problem I find is, I wouldn't be able to communicate with both subnets.

Just an idea I had. If you can give me a pointer for a work around would be greatful.


Also thank you for responding to my posts...I appreciate the time and effort.


 

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