Personalizing the Captive Portal Page

The following can be personalized on the captive portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. page:

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The background image and text should be visible to users with a browser window on a 1024 by 768 pixel screen. The background should not clash if viewed on a much larger monitor. A good option is to have the background image at 800 by 600 pixels, and set the background color to be compatible. The maximum image size for the background can be around 960 by 720 pixels, as long as the image can be cropped at the bottom and right edges. Leave space on the left side for the login box.

Captive Portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. profile have few configurations which are confined only to WebUI and there are no command line interface commands to perform some of the actions like uploading custom login or Welcome page, background images, logos, Acceptable Usage Policy texts, and so on.

This section describes the following topics:

Creating your Own Web Pages and Install them

The following procedure describes how to create your own web pages and install them in the managed device:

  1. Login to the Mobility Master.
  2. In the Managed Network node hierarchy, navigate to the Configuration > Roles & Policies> Roles tab.
  3. Select a role and click Show Advanced View .
  4. Click on the Captive Portal tab. Click Internal captive portal with authentication option.

  5. Click on the Thumbnail to edit the Templates. You can edit the logo, Box Color, Text Color, and Button Color. Click Preview the view the changes.

  6. Click Submit to save the changes.
  7. You can also change the AUP text using templates link in the Captive Portal Options window. Click on I accept the Terms and Conditions option and the window to add Policy Text is displayed.

  8. Click Submit to save the changes.

    When the Terms and conditions link is clicked, the AUP text is displayed only if the AUP text was previously entered.

  9. To upload Login or Welcome page, perform the following steps using Custom HTML link in the Captive Portal Options window:
    1. Click on Custom HTML link.

    1. To change the login page, browse for the file through the File for Login Page option.
    2. To change the Welcome page, browse for the file through the File for Welcome Page option.
    3. Before submitting the changes, ensure that the changes are accurate by clicking the Preview option.
  10. . Similarly, you can customize the page for Internal Captive Portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. with email registration and for Internal Captive portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users., no auth or registration.
  11. Click Submit.
  12. Click Pending Changes.
  13. In the Pending Changes window, select the check box and click Deploy changes.

Customizing the Captive Portal Page for a Role

Captive Portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. page can also be customized for a particular user role.

The following procedure describes how to customize the Captive Portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. page for a role:

  1. Login to the Mobility Master.
  2. In the Managed Network node hierarchy, navigate to Configuration > Roles & Policies > Roles tab.
  3. Select the role you want to customize the Captive Portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. page for.
  4. Select Show Advanced View.
  5. Click Captive Portal tab.
  6. Click Internal captive portal with email registration option and the Captive Portal Options are displayed.
  7. You can also customize the Captive Portal A captive portal is a web page that allows the users to authenticate and sign in before connecting to a public-access network. Captive portals are typically used by business centers, airports, hotel lobbies, coffee shops, and other venues that offer free Wi-Fi hotspots for the guest users. page while creating the virtual AP with option as Guest in the Configuration > WLAN options.
  8. Click Submit.
  9. Click Pending Changes.
  10. In the Pending Changes window, select the check box and click Deploy changes.

Related Topics

Enabling Optional Captive Portal Configuration

Creating and Installing an Internal Captive Portal