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dynamic firewall rules with authentication

I was looking for an open source solution to a reverse captive portal, I have users that require access to internal resources, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS from the outside. What i want is a public website where they can go type in their username & password and then the firewall will dynamically create a rule that will enable the ports assigned to this user from the source address they are at.

Next to writing my own solution i wanted to know if any thing like this was already done.
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What about something like an sslvpn?
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why not just a squid solution
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Don't want a ssl VPN, squid could work like reverse proxy with authentication so u have any information?
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Right but on reverse my  requirement is more like port knocking with a authentication web page, this is also inbound
with squid you do not have a web page, about inbound what's the problem? squid could also listen to a internal NIC
SO how would the reverse proxy handle authentication ? I want my external users to authenticate and then be granted temp acess to certain ports ie 3389 for a 30 min
no. AFAIK squid does not handle timed authorizations...
Back to the drawing board..
Hi,
You can use auth_param digest to autenticate users on Squid.

Thanks