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How to create wifi Hotspot system using Chillispot, Freeradius 2 and Fedora 12

Introduction

The goal of this tutorial is to teach you on creating your own ChilliSpot hotspot system to control access to your wireless networks. We will configure the hotspot system to force all users to login (via a captive portal web-page) and enter their username and password before they can use the internet services.

What is a hotspot?

A hotspot is a wifi access point that is made for public access to the internet. It has a captive portal which authenticates the hotspot users and grant access to the internet if the hotspot access policy condition are met.

Debian Etch Gateway with Layer7 and IPP2P for P2P Blocking

The P2P Dilemma

If you are in a local area network environment with a host of running Bittorrent or Gnutella, the speed of the network is significantly reduced. This kind activities is enough to paralyze the entire network because P2P programs like Bittorrent and Gnutella makes full use of network bandwidth to transmit data, Therefore, an appropriate limit for improving the performance of local area network is a great benefit. Layer7 and IPP2P are the tools to effectively limit the P2P network packet.