From: "Storm Light" <stormlight at gmail dot com>
> We have enabled the captive portal with no SSL and everything seems to
> be fine. However we have one problem.
> When a user opens up a browser or a shortcut to a bookmark link and
> the home or start page is a SSL web site https://webpage.domain.com
> the captive portal does not grab it. It will just time out.
> The user then will type in any random page that is not SSL the captive
> portal will come up then they can then retype or connect to the SSL
> web site.
> Is there a way to get M0n0walls captive portal to catch https traffic
> so they don't have to do the above?
No. The captive portal redirects on port 80 only. You must hit por 80
first to open up the rest. This is also a problem with people trying to
chek e-mail first, look for virus updates, or who use an AOL browser.