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    8989Portals — Content Management & Social Networking 
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     91Drupal 
     92 
     93http://www.drupal.com  
     94Widely used content management system with strong community features. 
     95Relevance: Tool for portal pages. 
     96 
     97Wordpress 
     98 
     99http://www.wordpress.com  
     100Widely used content management system that is easy to hack on. 
     101Relevance: Tool for portal pages. 
     102 
     103BuddyPress 
     104 
     105http://www.buddypress.com  
     106BuddyPress is a suite of WordPress plugins and themes that transforms WordPress MU into a social network platform. 
     107Relevance: Supports WP as a tool for portal pages. 
     108 
     109Pylons 
     110 
     111http://pylonshq.com  
     112Flexible Python web framework 
     113Relevance: Someone from the Wifidog community is already running a captive portal implementation based on Pylons. 
     114 
     115Hotspot Module for Drupal 
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     117http://drupal.org/project/Hotspot  
     118The Hotspot modules provides integration between Drupal and captive portal access controllers. Currently, only CoovaChilli, an open-source access controller (based on ChilliSpot), is supported. With CoovaChilli configured to use this module within your Drupal site, your portal becomes the captive portal of your wireless (or wired) network. 
     119Service providers 
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     121CoovaAAA 
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     123http://coova.org/wiki/index.php/CoovaAAA  
     124http://coova.org/wiki/index.php/CoovaAAA/WithFacebook  
     125CoovaAAA is a free Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting service. You can use this service with WPA/WPA2 Enterprise WiFi routers or captive portal hotspots - pretty much any device or application that supports RADIUS. 
     126Using the Coova HotSpot Facebook application, you can now use Facebook as your captive portal landing page and have yourself and your friends automatically logged in. CoovaAAA also supports OpenID authentication. 
     127 
     128CoovaOM 
     129 
     130http://om.coova.net/  
     131Plugin for open-mesh.com dashboard to use CoovaNET/CoovaAAA. 
     132 
     133Chillifire Hotspot Software 
     134 
     135http://www.chillifire.net/  
     136GPL code for the paid "ChilliFire" hotspot service. Think it's client software. Also "Chillifire Wireless Repeater Software 
     137 
     138Worldspot.net 
     139 
     140A commercial and free (I think) service. Support both Chillispot and CoovaChilli. 
     141Hotspot-systems.com 
     142 
     143A commercial hotspot system. Support both chillispot and CoovaChilli. 
     144Sputnik 
     145A commercial hotspot system. Supports only their own proprietary access controller software required on the router.  
     146Wireless Orbit 
     147 
     148A commercial hotspot system. Supports CoovaChilli among other RADIUS based access controllers. 
     149Wifi-CPA 
     150 
     151http://wifi-cpa.com/  
     152Commercial package that provides hotspot management, user billing and a nice web dashboard. Custom firmware for Broadcom and Atheros routers. $2000 for a full license, or $190/month hosted solution. Firmware based on CoovaAP and open-mesh. The platform is said to be based on pfsense and some question it's open-source licensing and compliance.  
     153WiFi-Gator 
     154 
     155Similar to wifi-cpa with questionable open-source licesning and compliance. 
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