HotSpot rule behavior

The rule behavior define how the HotSpot authenticate guests and processes to access trough Internet.

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Use terms of service

If enabled, then guest will be prompted to read a legal information before access to the login page

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Send accounts informations to Meta server :

You can only use it if your HotSpot system is connected to a Meta server. If enabled, all created accounts informations will be sent to the Meta server for an unlimited time.

Allow recover password

If enabled, and if you have enabled the self-register feature, guest can retrieve their password.

HTTP Lost landing page

When session is off and if user request to an SSL web page, the HotSpot is not able to get guest computer information.
In this case, the HotSpot need to perform a redirection to an HTTP (not https) URI to recover the session.
We call it lost page…
If guest account reach this lost landing page, this will be the redirected final URL after a success login if no landing page has been specified.

Landing page

By default, after validating account/credentials, guest are redirected to the original requested page.[br]
If this field is not empty, guest users will be redirected to the defined url ( eg )

Re-authenticate each (default)

By default, after login to the HotSpot, members can surf for an unlimited time.
This option if defined force guests to reconnect to the HotSpot each X minutes.

Re-authenticate each : MB

If set then the session will be deleted if the downloaded size of the total session exceed a value in MB.

Disable account after (default)

By Default, created account are stored into the system for an unlimited time.
If set, the account will be totally removed from the database and the guest account have to register to the system.

Do not authenticate

If enabled, there are no authentication ( no password needed).
guest account have just to enter any user name on the system to access to Internet.

Use local database

If enabled, the system will use Members created in the HotSpot section.

Use Active Directory

If enable, the HotSpot system will use the Active directory servers listed on the Active Directory section.

Activate the register form

You need to enable the SMTP parameters in the rule.
If enabled, users can be register their eMail address trough the HotSpot in order to access to Internet.

Confirm account establish a session

By default, the self-register method create an account to the system and guest have to use the created user and password to be authenticated by the system.
If enabled, when the session is closed, users have to register again trough the self-register method.

Remove password field

When using the self-register method, it is true that the user need a Mailbox and a password mailbox to get the email sent by the HotSpot.
Ask a new password for the HotSpot account should not necessary according this method.
Enable the option will remove the password field in forms.

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