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Captive-Portal Identification in DHCP / RA
draft-ekwk-capport-rfc7710bis-02

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Warren "Ace" Kumari , Erik Kline
Last updated 2019-03-11
Replaced by RFC 8910
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Abstract

In many environments offering short-term or temporary Internet access (such as coffee shops), it is common to start new connections in a captive portal mode. This highly restricts what the customer can do until the customer has authenticated. This document describes a DHCP option (and a Router Advertisement (RA) extension) to inform clients that they are behind some sort of captive-portal device, and that they will need to authenticate to get Internet access. It is not a full solution to address all of the issues that clients may have with captive portals; it is designed to be used in larger solutions. The method of authenticating to, and interacting with the captive portal is out of scope of this document. [ This document is being collaborated on in Github at: https://github.com/wkumari/draft-ekwk-capport-rfc7710bis. The most recent version of the document, open issues, etc should all be available here. The authors (gratefully) accept pull requests. Text in square brackets will be removed before publication. ]

Authors

Warren "Ace" Kumari
Erik Kline

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