I have indeed tired a plain vanilla login page, and have the same
result, also tried on 2 seperate machines.
On 7/31/07, YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com> wrote:
> On 7/30/07, The Opera House Internet Cafe <theohic at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > I posted a couple of these a while ago, and never got a solution, so i
> > figured i'd try again.
> > after switching from 1.22 to 1.231 I had noticed a problem with
> > redriects
> > from the Captive Portal login page, Our customers would enter in their
> > login info, and the CP Login page would sit there for 10-60 seconds,
> > the
> > status bar in IE or Firefox would say "Waiting for 192.168.0.5" (our
> > mono
> > server). after 10-60 secodns, the page would redirect and they could
> > go on
> > about their business.
> > after much tinkering/trial/error/coffee i realised that the CP was
> > authenticating me immediately, if i clicked the submit button then
> > switched to a command line, i could ping out. so it was ddefinately
> > the
> > $PORTAL_REDIRURL$
> > My boss, being much less computer literate, and thus able to
> > immediately
> > see the problem, said "Try going back to 1.22" so i did, and lo and
> > behold, the problem doesn't happen. it does happen in 1.23 and 1.231
> > .
> > Anyone have any ideas about why this would happen? and if there is a
> > solution (other than sticking with 1.22)
> > the problem with sticking with 1.22, is that i get DHCP timeouts, If
> > i
> > leave the machine running for more than 24 hours or so, the DHCP server
> > simply stops giving out leases and i have to reboot the
> > monowall, Normall
> > this isn't a problem as i reboot it every morning, However some days
> > (mostly on my day off) it doesn't get rebooted, so it stops giving
> > out
> > addy's, a nd i have to come in and restart it while we are open, which
> > annoys the customers to no end.
> > If there is no solution to this aside from rebooting every day, Is
> > there a
> > way that i can add a cron job to the mono server to just have it reboot
> > automagically every morning?
> > IN addition to it not giving out DHCP, the captive portal starts
> > allowing
> > some machines on without authenticating.
> > Thanks for any advice/help you can give.
> I use quite a lot of 1.23 's and don't have this issue.
> I suppose you have a customised login page too, are you sure the redirect
> problem isn't in there?
> Did you already try to setup a fresh 1.23 install with the default landing
> Does it redirect ok?
> KInd regards
> PS That dhcp server shouldn't stop working on 1.22 too!