CP + external Wifi router
So here is thing
i have PFS with interface on 10.0.51.0/24 with address 10.0.51.1, with cp running on it, with local user management, and it runs DHCP, from 10.0.51.100 to 10.0.51.200
a have connect wireless router to network and WAN interface of wifi router is set to 10.0.51.2 gateway and dns set to 10.0.51.1
wifi on wireless have dhcp on 10.2.51.100 - 10.2.51.200
and it seems that works perfect !
After first user logs on to CP, everybody can go directly to internet, no CP ??? why?
i check cp connected users, and yes, only first one is logged, and it shows ip address 10.0.51.2 …
is this my mistake, wrong configuration or it is PFS?
maybe this is question for CP forum?
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This has been discussed before.
Basically: set your accesspoint into bridging mode.
–> Dont connect the WAN-port to the pfSense, but the LAN-port.
i know, i tried that and it works like that,
so, PFS cant authenticate several clients from same IP
ok, that is information i have looking for
This is not only pfSense.
This is how captive portals work.
You cannot distinguish multiple client behind a NAT-device.
(Hell if it werent like this we would have run out of IP-space years ago.)
yes you are right, i was thinking little bit about this, and it is because of NAT, so i turned it off and enter static routes in wireless router, and check Disable MAC filtering in captive portal and now works …
and now, i see that you are talking about NAT.
it works now