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Implementing a hardware routing solution with an open MAC filter

Do you know of a hardware routing solution that would allow me to leave my MAC filtering open, but still allow for authentication with a simple dialog box that asks for username and password before it allows connection to my network?

Do you know of a hardware routing solution that would allow me to leave my MAC filtering open, but still allow for authentication with a simple dialog box that asks for username and password before it allows connection to my network?
While there may be an easy answer to your question I do not know of a routing product that will accomplish what you are looking for. You have brought up what happen to be the big problems of wireless, authentication and access control. What you might consider doing is placing a multi-homed PC between the Internet and the WAP. Then have the users authenticate to the server before they can gain access to the Internet. However the drawback is that if you're not using MAC filtering or WEP the internal connection is still wide open for others to bang away on. While there are some product to secure wireless, such as what hotels use, they may be price prohibitive for you implementation.

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