GWN Cloud

Compatibility

Social WiFi has been tested and is proven to work on the following configurations:

Access point firmware

  • 1.0.11.8 and newer

Access device administration panel

This guide assumes that the device is already added to your GWN Cloud.

Captive Portal Policy

Go to Settings -> Profiles -> RADIUS and press "+ Add".

Now, configure as follows:

Name

sw_radius

Server Address

35.205.62.147

Port

31812

Secret

RADIUS Secret is available in Access Points tab of the Social WiFi Panel

For the "Radius Accounting Servers" and below:

Server Address

35.205.62.147

Port

31813

Secret

RADIUS Secret is available in Access Points tab of the Social WiFi Panel

RADIUS NAS ID

(leave empty)

Attempt Limit

1

RADIUS retry timeout (s)

10

Accounting Update Interval (sec)

600

Dynamic VLAN

Leave unchecked

Press Save.

Now, go back to Profiles and go to Portal Policy. Press "+Add".

Configure as follows:

Name

Social WiFi

Splash Page

External

Platform

Universal Platform

External Splash Server Address

http://login.socialwifi.com

RADIUS Authentication

sw_radius

Timeout Duration of Unauthenticated Clients (minutes)

1

Redirect URL

https://login.socialwifi.com/redirect/

Enable HTTPS Redirection

Leave unchecked

Enable Secure Portal

Leave unchecked

When finished, scroll down. Now you’ll need to add the following domains in the Pre Authentication Rule(s) section.

Each domain needs to be added separately. For each one, click the Select Destination dropdown and select Hostname. Use the domain as the value for the field next to the dropdown. Click the Select Service dropdown and select Web.

You can add more entries by clicking the Add New Authentication Rule button.

Mandatory

  • login.socialwifi.com

  • sw-login.com

Facebook remarketing pixel

  • connect.facebook.net

  • www.facebook.com

Google remarketing tag

  • www.googletagmanager.com

  • www.googleadservices.com

  • googleads.g.doubleclick.net

YouTube widget on login pages

  • youtube.com

  • ytimg.com

  • googlevideo.com

  • yt3.ggpht.com

Google login

  • accounts.google.com

  • accounts.google.co.uk – example regional domain

    • You must also add your regional domain for “accounts.google.com”, for example “accounts.google.co.uk” if you are in the UK

  • ssl.gstatic.com

  • fonts.gstatic.com

  • fonts.google.com

  • accounts.youtube.com

  • googleapis.com

  • apis.google.com

Facebook login

  • facebook.com

  • fbcdn.net

Twitter login

  • twitter.com

  • twimg.com

LinkedIn login

  • linkedin.com

  • licdn.com

When finished, press Save at the bottom.

Enable Captive Portal on Wi-Fi

Go to Settings -> Wi-Fi in the menu on the left. Click the Edit icon (if you already have a working WiFi network) or the +Add button (if you need to create a new WiFi network).

In the Basic section, configure as follows:

WiFi

Enabled

SSID

*Your SSID name*

Client IP Assignment

Leave default

Associated VLAN

Leave unchecked

Enable Captive Portal

Checked

Captive Portal Policy

Social WiFi

SSID band

Leave default

In the Access Security section use the following settings:

Security Type

Open

Press Save.

Add the access points to Social WiFi panel

The setup of the controller is now finished. The last step is to add all access points to the Social WiFi platform.

Go to Devices in the menu on the left. You’ll find the list of all connected access points. One of the columns should be “MAC”. You’ll need to copy the MAC address and paste it into Social WiFi panel.

To do that, switch to Social WiFi Panel, go to Access Points tab, click the Add button and paste the MAC address of the access point.

Click Create. Repeat this step for each access point.

Test the solution

Connect with the WiFi network. You should see a login page. Go through the login process and, once finished, you should have internet access. You should see first connections and authorisations in the Social WiFi Panel’s statistics section.

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