[Chilli] [Patch] Disable user-caused logout when UAM is not used

Pieter Hollants pieter at hollants.com
Wed May 19 08:15:57 UTC 2010

Am 19.05.2010 06:38, schrieb David Bird:
> Though, I don't really expect it to be an issue since generally your
> 802.1x users will not even know of the portal (unless you want them to).

Yes, I thought of the scenario where "uamhomepage" is your internal
portal containing not just the auth form but also, say, manuals. I call
such a portal "the reception desk", to communicate to the users it is
not just a login screen. In this analogy, among giving "keys out" (to
the Internet, in this case), the portal also provides help as to "where
to go to".

> Also, when using 802.1x, it doesn't necessarily mean you *can not* use
> the captive portal... For instance, you might grant 802.1x network
> access based on something other than a user login (maybe a Desktop
> login, or even just an anonymously) and then present the captive portal
> for further login. 

Yes, you talk about "wpaguests", right? I kinda oversaw this but am
already working on a revised patch.

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