Guest Access

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

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 landing page customers are directed to when you...

Difference between “Reconnect” and “Reauthorize”

“Reconnect” applies to all authentication methods. When you click “Reconnect” for a device, its associated AP sends a de-authenticate 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....

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 WLAN with portal configurations. This week we are introducing the ability for multiple language selection on Guest Captive portal for a friendly end-user experience for global deployments. Select the languages you want to include, and in these templates type in...