[RndTbl] Anyone have any Captive Portal set-up experience?
Bradford C. Vokey
brad at fsi.ca
Mon Sep 12 08:45:41 CDT 2016
My nephew needs a recommendation for a captive portal service for a hotel.
Has anybody ever set one of these up? Advice?
Here are his particulars:
> Hello to all who read this,
> My name is Andrew Popowich, and I was encouraged to send an email to
> this group in possibly getting some help. A hotel where I live, is
> needing a Guest Splash page to appear whenever someone connects to the
> wifi in the hotel. (Every time it is connected – I will explain) The
> internet is through Shaw, getting 150 open internet if they don’t have
> it already by now. We installed a Cisco RV320 (non WebFi unit) to
> split the internet into 2 networks. (192.168.130.1 – corporate // no
> wifi) and (192.168.123.1 – Guest wifi // no wired) We added a TP LINK
> 750 as the router for Wifi communication, connected to a switch, and
> then from the switch, 2 X TP LINK Archer C7 1750 as access points(dhcp
> disabled), and an enGenius 2.4 Ghz outdoor Access point (dhcp
> disabled) to spread more coverage. My question is this : What can I
> add to economically get a splash page to show every time a guest
> connects to the public wifi, including, when they leave the hotel, and
> come back, they have to re-sign in to that splash page to continue
> using the internet in their rooms ? I have access to computer parts
> and etc, if a computer can be added in the line to do this task, or
> will that idea even work ? Let me know if more information is needed.
> I appreciate any help I can get on this, Andrew Popowich p.s. I spoke
> with Shaw Business and they stated since the hotel has 53 rooms, the
> cost for Shaw’s Managed Wifi service, is $700 a month. And they would
> not be able to use ANY of the equipment that we have added in the past
> 4 months, total of that being around $2000.00 for equipment, and labor.
=== Bradford C. Vokey Treasurer Manitoba Unix User Group ===
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