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Wireless HotSpot Tutorial

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This tutorial deals with setting up a WLAN HotSpot on a Linksys WRT54GS router using OpenWrt, ChilliSpot, and FreeRadius.

OpenWrt is a Linux distribution for Linksys WRT54G. It provides minimal firmware with add-on packages. Its allows the customization with a broad range of software packages available for it. We will be using OpenWrt as a replacement to the original Linksys firmware that comes pre-installed with the router.

ChilliSpot is a wireless LAN access controller. It is used for authenticating users of the wireless LAN. It supports web based login for hotspots.

FreeRadius is a server that manages remote user authentication and accounting.
 read more | mail this link | score:8093 | -falko, November 21, 2005
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