[isf-wifidog] failed to connect to any auth servers

Don Druce dondruce at sympatico.ca
Lun 4 Aou 19:41:34 EDT 2008

Try a host name of

I am not an expert in any sense of the word, but I am running a Captive 
Server at home,

I do not know what you mean by I am running wifidog and wifidog auth on 
the same box - I created my Captive Server on a seperate box, and then 
simply connected that box to my LAN.  I flashed my Linksys router, 
pointed it to the IP address I used on my box.  All worked as planned - 
after a few growing pains of course :-))

Clifford wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Sorry for the overactive posting but I am trying to get wifidog as a 
> captive portal solution up and running and keep running into problems. 
> I am running wifidog and wifidog auth on the same box. Basically the 
> APs will talk to this main box for their DHCP and authentication. I 
> see everything start up just fine but then I get the following error 
> messages on the console and in syslog:
> messages-20080803:Jul 30 20:02:08 wifidog wifidog[8949]: Creating web 
> server on <>
> messages-20080803:Jul 30 20:02:08 wifidog wifidog[8949]: Failed to 
> connect to any of the auth servers
> The relevant part of /usr/local/etc/wifidog.conf looks like the following:
> AuthServer {
>     Hostname <>
>     SSLAvailable no
>     Path /var/www/wifidog-auth
> }
> The path certainly exists and contain all of the wifidog-auth files. 
> Could someone shed some light on this for me. I did a google search on 
> this error message and came up empty and there doesn't seem to be too 
> much more to go on in the logs. Thanks in advance.
> Clifford
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