WiFi - login page redirection not working

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 07:02:54 CST 2017


On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 10:34 PM, Ramy Hashish <ramy.ihashish at gmail.com>
wrote:


> Two points with this problem: 1)Is there a "non client" solution to the
> problem of the WiFi login notification not showing up on the clients after
> connecting to the WiFi network?
>

A  Captive portal  embedding WispR  XML data
for connections from browsers/OSes that request a test page upon network
access.
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3615147/how-to-create-wifi-popup-login-page

However if WPA2 authentication is not method used for access,  then network
traffic is
vulnerable and not secured.

AP solutions that are non-standard being a "Non client" solution and using
"Open Wireless" mode SSIDs are likely so deficient in security as to be
an unreasonable risk for users to actually connect to.


> Second, anything to be done from the AP to show the landing page even if
> the page requested is HTTPs?
>

If TLS  would somehow allow you to redirect or create a HTTPS connection
from
a domain name that is not yours, then this could obviously be exploited for
attacks.....

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-JH


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