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Questions tagged [captive-portal]

Captive Portal is a web page which is displayed to users when they are connected to a public-access network, based on which access is restricted to the network resources.

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DNS server redirect users on first visit

I am looking for a DNS level solution, that redirects a user to a specific IP on the first visit, than directs them to the correct IP on subsequent visits. So the idea is, for example, if a user ...
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Redirect users to internal webpage on first visit

I have a lan of maybe 20 - 30 computers, and a Windows server 2003 server on hand (I can also run any x86 Linux distro). What I am trying to do, is to redirect users to a webserver inside the LAN the ...
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How to develop a standalone webserver

I try to explain my project. I have a server with 2 interfaces one has to offer a website and absolutely nothing else. The other interface will be used to control and manage this server. To the ...
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How do captive portal network connections work?

Internet access at hotels, airports cafes is often gated by a captive portal which forces you to a particular web page on first use, for example a payment page or some page to accept a terms of ...
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What is the simplest way to deploy a Captive Portal?

How do I setup in the simplest of ways a Captive Portal? One that is possible on a setup of 1 wireless router and 2 computers. No billing, only authentication. Also, is it possible to do with Mac OS ...
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captive billing portal?

For a while now, I've been looking at how we deal with customers that have not paid their bill. At the moment, after several gentle email reminders being sent to an email address that the customers ...
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Most efficient way of checking idle users on linux captive portal?

I am building a basic captive portal script, with support for idle timeout. I managed to create iptables rules on authentication in the browser. However, I'm not sure how to detect users that are ...
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RADIUS hardware on the client side?

From the wikipedia page on RADIUS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RADIUS It says: RADIUS is a client/server protocol that runs in the application layer, using UDP as transport. The Remote Access ...
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Captive portal with voucher support [closed]

Can someone recommend an open source captive portal that can run on a Linux machine(not wifi routers) with voucher support? I know wifidog can be configured to use username and password ...
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Is there a open source captive portal with category based content filtering available?

I was thinking about deploying pfSense but then I realized there isn't a solid content filtering option with it. I know there are some squid addons but they seem cumbersome and not fully matured. ...
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pfSense Captive Portal on Bridge

Is it possible to configure pfSense in such a way that it acts as a bridge between two Ethernet interfaces, and has captive portal functionality? I want to use the captive portal package, but don't ...
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Web filtering/Captive portal solution

I've been asked to setup access control/filtering on a network that has it's own address block (a /24). This is for students who will be connecting to the wireless network. Requirements are as follows....
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How to force the devices connected to the wireless router to open a web site hosted in a local webserver

Please I need some help on how to configure this. I have little bakery and would like to create a local webserver to host a digital menu. Customers would access it via wireless router from any device ...
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Coovachilli Mac Authentication

I'm running coovachilli 1.2.5 and want to use mac authentication. I'm using --macauth --macreauth --macpasswd macpass in my command line. Based on tcpdump, and on my radius log, my MAC address is ...
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“Content Injection” using my Squid Proxy (pfSense). Is this possible?

In my pfsense box, I'm using Captive Portal (connected to RADIUS MS AD) and Squid setup as Transparent Proxy. I would like to know if it is possible for me to maybe "inject" a small HTML DIV on the ...
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Blocking Clients while Forwarding All Traffic

Greetings, How to block clients by masking their subnet mask or changing their gateway information while forwarding any outward traffic from such clients to a specific proxy or server to display some ...
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What is the minimum architecture required for per-user history logging and password protection on a small network?

I'd like to set up and administer a small network which would supply a captive portal where users type in a unique password and/or username to connect to the internet and to each others' computers, ...
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set up re-direct for lan clients to local t&c page

I'm trying to set up something on my network so that when users connect and try and use the internet they are re-directed to a locally-hosted terms and conditions and policy page. Once they click "...
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Redirecting all WiFi requests to my server (like captive portal)

I'm actually trying to develop a public wireless network (not business, just for educational purposes, I am studying computer science...). But I am lacking the required knowledge to acheive this goal (...
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Beginners questions on how RADIUS and WiFi authentication works

I am a network admin at a high school in South Africa, running on a Microsoft network. We have approximately 150 PCs around the campus, of which at least 130 are wired to the network. The remaining ...
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Gateway software for wifi hot spot

Im looking for a solutions to set-up free wifi hot spot, but not completely open - i want to give access to all customers via paper coupons/codes. Like, each code is valid for 3 hours of surfing ...
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Inexpensive, Reliable Captive Portal [closed]

I do some wifi hotspot installations, and a new client recently asked me if it would be possible to force users to his website when they first open their browsers. After some Googling I figured out ...
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Free Wi-Fi hotspot management software for school

I'm working in a high school and I'd like to put in place a public Wi-Fi network with a captive portal that asks for authentication but also keeps track of user information, like the amount of data ...