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When using an iPad, connecting at a Starbucks, you will see a page pop up (like a web browser, but with no address bar), and it will allow you to login.

Apple has a KB article on them at:

However, I can't find any information on what configuration is required to emulate this. (i.e. a DHCP option, DNS setting, etc...)

Does anybody know how to make this happen on my wifi network?

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closed as off topic by Sam Apr 21 '12 at 18:03

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"Captive Portal" is the term you need to research. – EEAA Apr 21 '12 at 18:09
If anybody finds this, the way it works is by checking a file on apple's server to see if there is a redirect. So, a captive portal would work, but redirecting that one request would do it exclusively for ios devices. – Marshall Anschutz Sep 20 '12 at 15:53

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