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UniFi Hotspot Manager

If you are running version 7.4 or above of the UniFi Network Controller that uses the hotspot manager, the Guest control option is no longer available. Instead, follow these steps to set up guest control: Click the Hotspot Manager icon: Choose “Landing Page”: Under Authentication choose External Portal Server: Under “Settings” Ensure you have the following: Your settings will have saved automatically.

Enabling your splash page on your UniFi network

In this article we will add a new site to a UniFi controller and enable a Fydelia guest splash page as an external captive portal. PREREQUISITES You can follow this guide using a “” access to your controller, for making the necessary changes  You will need to be able to provide the Fydelia configuration with an external URL to your controller.  Using a “” URL will not work.  For example: This is because Fydelia needs to […]

Configuring your UniFi Splash page

How to configure your splash page to authenticate guests onto your UniFi Controller With UniFI, guests are sent to the Fydelia server and the redirect includes the UniFi site ID.  This ID is used by Fydelia to determine which splash page to show (since UniFi does not allow full URL redirects).  Follow these steps to configure your splash page to receive guest redirects from your controller. Preparation You will need: A configured UniFi Controller which […]

UniFiOS captive portal splash page setup

Create a guest profile In Profiles, set the following: Further down this page, set the following: NOTE: Do not enable “Encrypted redirect URL” since this will prevent Fydelia from being able to log on a specific device. Creating the WiFi Network Under WiFi add a new network.  Ignore the password warning for now.  That will disappear when we set the security type later Further down under “Security” set the following: This completes the UniFi settings.  […]

Accessing UDM Pro directly from the WAN

Usually the Ubiquiti Dream Machine Pro units are managed from the UI.COM interface. However for external captive portals, it is a requirement to be able to access them via the WAN. Here’s how: 1) Create a new firewall rule Create a new rule with these settings (two screenshots): Lower part of screen: The port group is simply ports 443 and 8443 IMPORTANT: Initially we recommend having action “Accept” on ALL protocols etc.  When you have […]

Fydelia UniFi Managed Controller

Using the Fydelia UniFi Managed Controller Follow these steps if you do not have a UniFi controller and wish to use Fydelia’s own dedicated UniFi controller Preparation You will need: Access to your Fydelia On Demand account Setup 1. Create your splash page using the Managed UniFi entrance form and publish 2. Go to the Managed Controllers page Click here: 3. Choose UniFi 4. Enter a site name Enter a meaningful name for your site.  This will […]