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by rossiza
Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can you help me understand the difference of hotspot, radius, and user manager?
Replies: 5
Views: 1332

Re: Can you help me understand the difference of hotspot, radius, and user manager?

Thanks for the explanation. Let me see if I understood it correctly, Mikrotik's own radius server is called userman, and if I wanted to use a remote(different) radius server I will configure it in the Radius tab just under the Log tab , it that right? You would still need to configure the radius ta...
by rossiza
Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Redirect after login in mikrotik hotspot
Replies: 3
Views: 2765

Re: Redirect after login in mikrotik hotspot

The problem is the "Captive Portal" browsers all the phones seem to implement these days. I assume when you say "blink" it starts to load and the entire browser vanishes completely, this happens because as soon as android detects internet it closes the captive browser. I found when doing social logi...
by rossiza
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can you help me understand the difference of hotspot, radius, and user manager?
Replies: 5
Views: 1332

Re: Can you help me understand the difference of hotspot, radius, and user manager?

It sounds like you would want to use Hotspot to create a captive portal when the user logs in to the network (hotspot intercepts traffic until the user logs in). Then when they type their username/password in to the box Mikrotik will send a radius request (radius is a protocol) to userman to authent...
by rossiza
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: MikroTik doesn't read external hdd
Replies: 6
Views: 1373

Re: MikroTik doesn't read external hdd

An SSD will generally use less power, but it may not be enough. You could also use an external drive with it's own power supply if it's an option.