[Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

Reuben K. Caron reuben at laptop.org
Mon Apr 27 11:18:43 EDT 2009

Anna wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron <reuben at laptop.org> wrote:
> As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an
> issue we're probably going to run into at some point once we broaden the XS
> deployment.  So far at the pilot school, the staff members connect to the
> internet with their personal laptops and iPhones, but I haven't really heard
> any complaints of abuse yet.
> If your deployment is relatively small, it should be easy enough to add the
> hardware addresses of the trusted XOs to dhcpd.conf and disallow unknown
> machines (or play pranks on them as suggested at
> http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pete/upside-down-ternet.html).
> Anna Schoolfield
> Birmingham

While not all encompassing you could also attempt to drop dhcp requests
that do not come from 00:17:c4 using something similar to:



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