On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Jessica Aguilar <jaguilar at skyriver dot net>wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am having some problems with captive portal
> 1.- User login the first time to captive portal fine no problem. I
> can see the user log in on captive portal status.
> 2.- If the user didn't log out or wait enough time to time out and tried
> to access the internet then it goes to page cannot be display. I did
> some work around and what I currently do is I log out manually by going
> into the captive portal status.
This is very strange, I never saw this behavior.
What version are you using and which client browser?
Is their maybe a proxy set in the browser settings? (just guessing)
> Is there anyway I can do this automatically.
Not that I know of, but normally you won't need that too
> The other problem I have is users start complaining that they need to
> keep re authenticate every certain time . I tried to play with the idle
> time out but did get a solution.
You don't need to play with idle timeout, but with session time-out.
Idle timeout means a user get logged out after x seconds when there is no
activity or any traffic sent.
If you for example set session time-out to 86400 (== 1 day in seconds) your
users will only have to login once every 24 hours.