WiFi - login page redirection not working

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Thu Nov 30 16:20:25 CST 2017


>If TLS  would somehow allow you to redirect...

No but it would be nice to have a solution that redirects the user instead
of "this page can't load" creating confusion.


Josh Luthman
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On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 2:02 AM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.....
>
> --
> -JH
>


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