Router Setup

If you are new to HotspotSystem, this section is for you :)

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58 articles in this collection
Written by Szabolcs Fel, Steve Hars, and Roland and 1 other

Walled Garden Setup for Mikrotik (updated version)

Written by Szabolcs Fel
Updated over a week ago

Whitelist MAC Addresses (Macauth) for DD-WRT

Written by Szabolcs Fel
Updated over a week ago

How can you access AP GUI (Graphical User interface)

Engenius hotspot in a box tutorial
Written by Szabolcs Fel
Updated over a week ago

Configure SNMP for EdgerRouter

Written by Szabolcs Fel
Updated over a week ago

Getting Started: Is my router supported?

How to decide if your router has (or can have) a compatible firmware with our system
Written by Szabolcs Fel
Updated over a week ago

Admin/Staff Internet access

Different ways to login to your own hotspot
Written by Szabolcs Fel
Updated over a week ago

Which ports should I have to enable in the firewall for the hotspot?

Be sure that ports 1812 & 1813 TCP/UDP are open
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Create multiple SSIDs (virtual SSID)

Offer a protected and an open SSID
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Allow free browsing of certain websites

Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Easier re-logins: customizable Idle-Timeout

Written by Roland
Updated over a week ago

Offer hotspot service via the LAN ports (wired connection)

Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Isolate hotspot users so they cannot see other parts of my network for other hotspot users

Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Setup SNMP Monitoring to monitor router’s total bandwidth

Monitor your global bandwidth so you can expand or limit the access of the hotspot
Written by Oliver Faludi
Updated over a week ago

How can I block pornography, proxy servers or phishing sites?

Use OpenDNS for website filtering
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Whitelist MAC Addresses (Macauth)

Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Walled Garden Setup

Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Boost the Wi-Fi signal of the router

Router positioning and channel selection
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Extend Range with WDS (wireless distribution system)

Cheap solution to cover larger areas
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Block certain services (like torrent traffic) or IP addresses

Using iptables should help
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Setup Unifi Controller in the Cloud (on Debian Squeeze)

Operate the Ubiquiti UniFi Controller software from the cloud instead of operating locally
Written by Oliver Faludi
Updated over a week ago

What domains do I need to add to the whitelist for Hotspot FREE Social?

Social providers must be added to the allowed domains/hosts
Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

Remove / uninstall 3rd-party firmware and revert back to the original firmware

Written by Steve Hars
Updated over a week ago

How can I test my hotspot Installation?

Test the hotspot as you were a guest
Written by Roland
Updated over a week ago