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Enabling the interface when connecting a specific MAC address

Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:14 pm

Hello,
I apologize for bad English.
When I leave the house carrying my phone, which is connected via WIFI, it is necessary that the Internet on the router is turned off, and when I return and my phone is reconnected to the WIFI network, the Internet appears again on the router. How to implement this?
 
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Re: Enabling the interface when connecting a specific MAC address

Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:36 am

Schedule a script to run every 5 minutes that pings your phone and disables the Internet if it can't ping it.
:if ([/ping 8.8.8.8 count=1] = 0) do={
   /interface ethernet set [find name=ether1] disabled=yes
} else={
   /interface ethernet set [find name=ether1] disabled=no
}
Substitute the static IP of your phone where I have 8.8.8.8 and also replace ether1 with the interface of your Internet (WAN).


EDIT: Actually I just realized many phones do not respond to pings. But i'll leave this here as it may work for someone else in a similar situation.
 
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Re: Enabling the interface when connecting a specific MAC address

Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:34 am

I wouldn' do it with pinging an IP address (which you could even use netwatch for).
Let's check registration-table:
/int wir reg pr co wh mac-address:00:05:0e:00:00:01
Returns 1 when device is registered, returns 0 when not.

Keep in mind that a phone might occasionally disconnect from the w/l to save energy./cap
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