Guest Access

Regarding Social Login with Google Sign In

Updated January 2022 Please note Google has changed the behavior for Google Sign In for the gmail.com domain.  Users are no longer able to sign in via the “pop up” browser.  Based on testing, custom domains are no yet impacted.  We recommend using another sign in provider if you intend for gmail.com users to sign...

Azure Social Login

Register/login to the below URL https://portal.azure.com/#home Click on App registrations.  If you cannot find this, click on More Services and search for App registrations Click on + New Registration 1. Add the name, you wish to add for the App 2. You can select any account type 3. Under Redirect Url select “Web” and the...

Sponsored Guest Access WLAN

The Mist Captive Portal can be customized with a range of authorization options to cater to your specific needs as a network administrator.  To improve its security capabilities we are introducing the option of adding a sponsored guest access authorization for users attempting to login using the portal.  With sponsored guest access enabled, clients signing...

Mist Guest Portal

  Updated Navigation to the Guest Portal Configuration This is a basic introduction to the simplicity of the Mist Guest Portal Keep in mind when uploading an image or logo Minimum width/height: 200px Maximum width/height: no limit Maximum File Size: 10MB Be mindful about the aspect ratio 3/7/2019 Feature Update The Guest Portal defines the...

Difference between Reconnect and Reauthorize

Reconnect applies to all authentication methods. When you click Reconnect for a device, its associated AP sends a de-authentication packet to this device. The device will then disconnect from the AP.  Almost all devices connect right back to the WLAN after de-auth. Most administrators use this to manually trigger a roaming event to another AP. Reauthorize...

External Guest Portal

If you would like to create your own guest portal page with custom options for your personalized network instead of using the default portal, Mist also supports integrating with an externally hosted captive portal. This guide will walk you through configuring your external captive portal with Mist, using the attached PHP files as an example....

Guest Portal: Social Login

Now you have even more options when creating a guest portal. Allow guests to connect to the network using their social network logins such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon accounts. Go through the same steps when creating a guest portal. Under the Authorization Tab, there are additional options to choose from: Text Message, Google, Facebook,...

Guest Portal Language Selection

The Guest Portal defines the landing page customers are directed to when you configure a guest WLAN. Mist has the ability for multiple language selection in the Guest Portal for a friendly end-user global experience. Select the languages you want to include, and in these templates type in the foreign language text you would like...