Looking for Linux proxy server/captive portal with specific requirements

Posted on 2011-10-31
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
Hello everyone,

I am looking for a Linux proxy server/captive portal that will allow users access the Internet based on pin numbers which we will generate. These pin numbers will be installed on the Linux proxy via samba, ftp or any other method available.

I have used products such as pfsense which offers a similar solution, but not exactly what I am after.

Any product suggestions covering the above is much appreciated.

Thank you.
Question by:kosmas
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    by:Dirk Kotte
    hotspotcenter is a nice solution ... try it


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    Thanks for the response, any suggestions on open-source solutions?

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    by:Dirk Kotte
    no, our customers need realtime-support if there are errors. thats mostly a problem with open source software.
    the solution above is recreateble within minutes from backup afer reinstall. Appliances also aviable.

    At the moment we use most time the embedded logon-pages from the different WLAN vendors.

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    I recommend you the following opensource proxy/webfilters.



    3.Untangle - Firewall and webfilter

    -Jaychandran Palanisamy

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