[NEBULA] How to configure Nebula Cloud Authentication with captive portal?

Zyxel_Bella
Zyxel_Bella Posts: 49  Zyxel Employee

Nebula Cloud Solution provides the option to let users authenticate into wireless networks using sign-on with Nebula cloud authentication with Nebula Cloud Authentication option, offering the possibility to create and storage account information on the cloud, being efficient by reducing the time and effort that requires to set-up a radius server.


Pre-requisites: An SSID network needs to be configured in order to apply sign-on with Nebula cloud authentication for the clients connecting to the wireless network.

 

You can enable Sign-on with Nebula cloud authentication at Access point > Configure > Authentication. 



2. Create account information to login for Nebula Cloud Authentication

In order to use Nebula cloud authentication option, it is necessary to define the account authentication information in Organization-wide> Configure> Cloud authentication

 

a) In Account Type drop-down list select Guest, used for captive portal.

b) Create the account information by clicking +Add button.



 

c) A new window will be displayed in which we need to input account information as Description, Email, a password (or click Generate button), email the password to account, change the Authorized value from Not authorized to All sites or Specified sites and define the minutes in which the account will expire after creating the entry or select Never (default value).

 

d) Once the information is defined, proceed to click Create User button and Save the configuration.



 

4. Connect to SSID and enter the account information to authenticate

Select the SSID network that has been configured to authenticate using Nebula Cloud Authentication.

The captive portal for client to sign on will be loaded after client connect to the SSID.

Input the email/username in Username/Email text box, the password in Password field, and click Login. Client can surf the internet after Success! information pops.




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