scottmac Thu, 06/21/2007 - 11:51
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Do a Google search for "Captive Portal" - there are a variety of systems, some free, some are big bucks.

"nocat" is a fairly popular free (runs on Linux, I think, or BSD).

Cisco sells BBSM; captive portal is one of several things it'll do.

Good Luck


ericgarnel Thu, 06/21/2007 - 12:21
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nocat is a bit dated. try monowall, pfsense or chilispot.

The bbsm as of 5.3 did not natively support the Cisco lightweight AP solution (lwapp) natively. It could be done, but to the results desired or utilization of bbsm features.

ericgarnel Fri, 06/22/2007 - 05:33
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Yes, but there is no way to do an unencrypted page, thus have an annoying cert error popup & delay or purchase a valid cert or create a cert & install root cert on clients browsers.

Also, the controller has only 30k of space, not much room for text or graphics.

I like the pfsense & monowall solutions because they provide for more flexibility and you can traffic shape there as well.

I push the wireless traffic through a pair of routers running glbp and then out to two pfsense portals running active-active. This provides for load balancing & failover

ericgarnel Mon, 06/25/2007 - 05:57
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is this with authenticated users only? or will it work with web pass-thru as well?


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