Does the Cisco 2500 or 5500 have some sort of built in captive portal

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Apr 24th, 2012
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Hello,


Does the Cisco 2500 or 5500 have some sort of built in captive portal.


If not can anyone provide a few suggestions?


Thanks in advanced

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Scott Fella Tue, 04/24/2012 - 19:07
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Both have a portal for webauth if that what you are looking for. There is a default Cisco portal for passthrough, authentication or email address. You can also upload a custom HTML page if you wish.


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holguie81 Tue, 04/24/2012 - 19:10
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I am looking to have web portal for guest access that collects basic user information

Scott Fella Tue, 04/24/2012 - 19:15
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Well the wlc will not collect any additional information beside a username and or password. For specific information that needs to be entered an logged, you will need to use an external webserver and have the wlc redirect to that.


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holguie81 Tue, 04/24/2012 - 19:18
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So the WLC can be set to redirect to specific web address or IP address. Does Cisco have a solution for captive portal? Or do you have any recommendations?

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The WLC's has a built-in captive portal or you can your a custom HTML page you upload. The portal can either be a passthrough which the user just guys the accept, or a webauth in which they enter a username and password or an email entry.


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Leo Laohoo Tue, 04/24/2012 - 19:24
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I am looking to have web portal for guest access that collects basic user information

What do you mean by "collects basic user information"???

holguie81 Tue, 04/24/2012 - 19:26
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we would like to collect guest first name, last name and email address

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You will need to use an external web server to capture that information.


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holguie81 Tue, 04/24/2012 - 20:35
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Thanks. No suggestions for a third party captive portal?


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david.g.white Wed, 04/25/2012 - 14:03
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Hi


You should take a look at Cisco NGS (Nac Guest Server)


This provides a portal where internal users can 'sponsor' guests on to the guest SSID, with certain logging options that can be tailored.





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wesleyterry Wed, 04/25/2012 - 19:53
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In addition to NGS, I'm fairly sure this is one of those core components of the BYOD functionality with the ISE.  There is a guest self registration system in ISE to my knowledge (as well as a sponsored guest option...?).

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