[isf-wifidog] Open-portal mode

Benoit Grégoire bock at step.polymtl.ca
Mar 25 Oct 16:52:56 EDT 2005

On October 25, 2005 03:55 pm, Chris Larson wrote:
> > There's a couple of ways to do it, but I have to say I'm working on
> > some code in Wifidog to just show up a disclaimer (or nothing) and
> > forward to a defined URL, so there would be no need for an
> > authentication server in case you did not want any.
>  What is the status of this? I'm in great need of an open-portal solution
> that runs well on a wrt54gs in a high-traffic coffee shop scenario. What
> you've described sounds ideal. I have several sites for whom authentication
> is very much not wanted. It'll only serve to confuse/intimidate/annoy
> users, and my experiences with nocatsplash have been frustrating to say the
> least. Thanks much,

Note that while you need to install the auth server for this, this use case is 
fully supported in wifidog now.  Just define your nodes as splash-only and 
also provide a URL to show instead of the portal, and you'll have exactly 
what you want, but also full statistics and monitoring in the process. 

Benoit Grégoire, http://benoitg.coeus.ca/
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