Free wifi Acccess on first 15minutes Captive Portal



  • Hi guys please help i want to implement this on our pfsense if possible,

    1 they connect to our AP
    2 they have free 15 minutes access
    3 they disconnected after 15minutes
    4 when they try to connect again captive portal page will appear
    5 they need to enter voucher code to access the internet again.

    is there any guide how to do it?

    sorry for my bad English, I hope you understand what I want to do. ;D



  • Hi,

    Set “Pass-through credits per MAC address.” to “1”

    Allows passing through the captive portal without authentication a limited number of times per MAC address. Once used up, the client can only log in with valid credentials until the waiting period specified below has expired. Recommended to set a hard timeout and/or idle timeout when using this for it to be effective.

    Use “Waiting period to restore pass-through credits. (Hours)” - set it to “24” so every MAC is reset every 24 hours (a day - or chose more or less).

    Clients will have their available pass-through credits restored to the original count after this amount of time since using the first one. This must be above 0 hours if pass-through credits are enabled.

    From what I make of it :
    When you set “Pass-through credits per MAC address.” to “1”, people can login ones, and stay logged in until they idle out “Idle timeout (Minutes)” or get removed by force “Hard timeout (Minutes)”.
    Thus you could experiment with “Idle timeout (Minutes)” :  10 minutes and hard “Hard timeout (Minutes)” 15 minutes.

    After 15 minutes, when the free time is over - the 15 minutes, they will get thrown of the captive portal.
    The 24 hours “Waiting period to restore…”  isn’t over yet, so no more free login.
    The login page will be shown.
    User can use a voucher if they have one.

    Btw : I didn’t test drive this - I just read what is explained on the settings page of the captive portal.



  • @gertjan do u have captive portal page sir? like free 15minutes design!alt text



  • I don’t use vouchers, neither selling access time.
    I just need to guarantee an Internet access for my clients.

    @gertjan said in Free wifi Acccess on first 15minutes Captive Portal:

    tw : I didn’t test drive this - I just read what is explained on the settings page of the captive portal.


 

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