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2nd February 2009, 11:36 AM #1
student laptop proxy
setting up a debian proxy for students personal laptops on a vlan. 2 nic job 1 > vlan, the other > router
was figuring i'd do
some kind of firewall thing
maybe automatic config script for browser settings.
just setting up dhcp and thinking if i dont allocate addresses I can just have reservations as an additional layer of security but maybe there's better ways? mac filter on firewall software perhaps
what do you think?
2nd February 2009, 01:00 PM #2
Originally Posted by browolf
Nah-ah. Not having a reservation doesn't stop somebody using a static IP in the right subnet; this is just obscurity.
just setting up dhcp and thinking if i dont allocate addresses I can just have reservations as an additional layer of security but maybe there's better ways?
Perhaps. But if your access points and switches support it, you would be better with RADIUS in MAC-login mode. Then only approved machines can even connect to the APs.
mac filter on firewall software perhaps
2nd February 2009, 01:44 PM #3
Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey
the wireless ap controller switches already have mac filters and a 26 char security key and maybe other stuff. my boss and the original equipment seller are dealing with that. i was figuring security + obscurity hehe
2nd February 2009, 02:09 PM #4
In that case, it's extra administrative overhead that you don't need.
2nd February 2009, 03:10 PM #5
fair enough I'll just have it allocating addresses. cheers.
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