Wireless authentication, routing, traffic control and accounting

Monday, 9 June 2003, 11:02 AM EST

This project came out of my employer's desire to deploy high speed wireless internet to an underserved, mostly rural area. Although very easy to do on the ground level, I found it to not be a cake walk when it came to actually making it a viable network case -- in a "normally" deployed wireless network it is very easy to spoof an IP or MAC address and hop on the network and get free bandwidth. This is not acceptable and the acronym WARTA, Wireless Authentication, Routing, Traffic control, Accounting was thought up to cover the things that we needed to do. This document exists to detail one solution to those looking to deploy authentication-based, for-profit, tiered network services over any Ethernet-based medium that utilizes industry standard protocols to tie in with existing OSS resources.

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