Category: Wireless

Captive Portal bypass for Fortigate IOS7 Apple update

As it continues…Apple doesn’t give a hoot about how their changes affect everything around them. This time, captive portals stop working on many vendors wifi solutions including Cisco and in my case, Fortinet. Just after IOS 7 for Apple devices, we received reports on the Captive Portal not working. For anyone who doesn’t know what […]

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Test driving LinuxMint

So I decided to test drive LinuxMint because Fedora just wasn’t working for me on a refurbed Sony VAIO laptop. So far it’s great; everything installed just “works”. Did run into a problem but it appears to be symptomatic with all Linux distros where disabling Wireless on a laptop places it in Airplane Mode. Issue […]

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Fortinet Wireless Webinar – interesting

Attended a Fortinet Webinar on their Wireless initiative. Very interesting things coming soon, especially with FortiOS 5.0. Some features include: Bridging Client Side Wireless – traffic is not required to hit wireless controller if controller is remote Remote Wireless Controllers Receptionist Guest Provisioning The Receptionist Guest Provisioning and bridging local is something we could use […]

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