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Improving EasyHotSpot usability

Posted by Kelvin on 03 Apr 2011 | Tagged as: Ubuntu

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the Ubuntu Hotspot with Daily Per-User Quotas series Here are some changes I made to make EasyHotSpot more usable.. If you are interested in any of these changes, just drop me a mail and I'll email them to you. 1. Allow voucher generation to accept usernames instead […]

Modifying EasyHotSpot 0.2 for per-user daily bandwidth quotas

Posted by Kelvin on 03 Apr 2011 | Tagged as: Ubuntu

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the Ubuntu Hotspot with Daily Per-User Quotas series First of all, I'll say this – if its at all possible to install the Ubuntu distro of EasyHotSpot (available from the EasyHotSpot download page), do so! I couldn't because I couldn't get Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my antique […]

EasyHotSpot – what it is and isn't

Posted by Kelvin on 03 Apr 2011 | Tagged as: Ubuntu

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the Ubuntu Hotspot with Daily Per-User Quotas series EasyHotSpot is an open-source hotspot solution built in PHP/MySQL on the CodeIgniter framework. It integrates with Chillispot and FreeRadius to provide a captive portal solution. Per-user bandwidth quotas are provided by way of "vouchers". A voucher is something you […]

Features for the Captive Portal

Posted by Kelvin on 03 Apr 2011 | Tagged as: Ubuntu

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the Ubuntu Hotspot with Daily Per-User Quotas series In a previous post, I talked about my quest for a captive portal which supports per-user download quotas (and also explain what the heck a captive portal is). Here's a list of features which I was looking for in […]

Customized Ubuntu Captive Portal solution with per-user bandwidth quotas

Posted by Kelvin on 03 Apr 2011 | Tagged as: Ubuntu

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the Ubuntu Hotspot with Daily Per-User Quotas series There are a number of free hotspot/captive portal solutions available on Linux, but believe it or not, not a single one of them offers daily per-user upload/download quotas. I ended up going with a customized EasyHotSpot solution which is […]