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Are there any versions of Tomato that have a captive portal or splash page?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by Trel, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Trel

    Trel LI Guru Member

    Are there any versions official or modded, that have a captive portal or splash page feature?
     
  2. bogderpirat

    bogderpirat Network Guru Member

    victek was working on one some months ago, but so far no, there are none.
     
  3. kenyloveg

    kenyloveg LI Guru Member

    Dualwan does
     
  4. Trel

    Trel LI Guru Member

    What's that one?
     
  5. Toastman

    Toastman Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    A portal would be nice, I would have a good use for it too.

    DualWan is a Chinese version of Tomato by a guy calling himself ZD. Seems to be based on Victek's code, adding many very nice functions, NOCATSPLASH, etc - it can support two PPOE (or other) WAN gateways with load balancing etc. ***BUT*** unfortunately - it's in Chinese - and the writer apparently does not believe in the spirit of GPL (although he believes in it enough to take other people's code to use himself) and does not wish to publish either the source code or an English version.

    There is an old version on my server with a pretty good attempt at an English translation of the GUI by mstombs - mostly quite useable, but it is nevertheless an older version. I forget whether that version had the portal though. The original 0061 version was the last one in English from the author, but that is now very old and probably not worth trying, a lot of bugs.

    http://firmware.mooo.com/DualWAN_China/
     
  6. mstombs

    mstombs Network Guru Member

    Old thread re China DualWan here

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=60917

    to give him some credit ZD did assist in providing snippets of code use to configure and integrate the nocatsplash, despite a language barrier, but we couldn't get it to work reliably - and it appears same problems with the original Chinese version. Victek also tried nodogsplash and i think wifi dog, it should only be a little app with a user database and work by manipulating iptables commands...
    dd-wrt has versions which work but they may be the ones with external authorization server used in hotels etc.
     
  7. Toastman

    Toastman Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    Recent information indicates that there are now more developers working on Dual-WAN with the intention of using it commercially in China. So much for the spirit of GPL, and the copyright notice by Jon about the Tomato GUI :)
     
  8. tomatofan

    tomatofan Addicted to LI Member

    It should not come as a surprise, the Chinese doesn't give a ****, they do this to everyone.
     

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