[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. ( – corporate // no 
> wifi) and ( – 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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