What I would like to do is have everybody at our college access the internet through a Ubuntu Squid set up.
I felt that a Samba login script could be the answer, however, some of the machines are running Windows XP home which does not have this functionality.
The same Ubuntu Machine is running a DHCP server.
I want everybody who uses the Internet to be identified by user name and password, without which I want their network access to be restricted or blocked.
Is there a provision in the DHCP server to authenticate users?
How about squid? Can that be used to authenticate users?
How would you set it up?
I also want to run a backup system through something like Amanda