Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of doc/developer/SupportingDevicesWithNoWebBrowser

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01/16/08 14:01:16 (11 years ago)
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benoitg
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For some reason there was no link to the WISPr page

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    7070 * Once the users knows which type of devices are whitelisted, they no longuer have to guess of find a MAC adress to spoof. 
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     72=== 5-WISPr Appendix D: The smart Client to Access Gateway Interface Protocol === 
     73 
     74This is basically a standard way for a device to send a username and password to a captive portal, allowing portable devices to script the login process for portable devices (WiFi? SIP Phones, WiFi? Digital Cameras, Nintendo DSs, standalone instant messengers, etc). Should this get widespread industry support, it's one way to solve the problem of supporting devices with no web browser. It's actually quite demanding for manufacturer to implement (hence probably not an universal solution), but easy for WiFiDog to support (work is in progress). 
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     76WISPr support for wifidog has it's own page:  [http://dev.wifidog.org/wiki/doc/developer/WiFiDogRadiusWISPr#WhataboutWISPr] 
     77 
     78'''Pros:'''  
     79 * Works with any port 
     80 * Allow devices without web browser to be treated the same as any other device 
     81'''Cons:'''   
     82 * Only works for devices with WISPr support 
     83 * Require the user to configure his device properly 
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    7285== Implementing the solutions == 
    73 Solutions 2, 3 and 3.5 work now, but require custom configuration of the gateway for every change.  Solutions 1, 4 (and moving 2 and 3 server side) require the following  
     86Solutions 2, 3 and 3.5 work now, but require custom configuration of the gateway for every change.  Work on solution 5 is in progress.  Solutions 1, 4 (and moving 2 and 3 server side) require the following  
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    7588=== Http-independent device detection ===