Captive Portal

Device provides flexibility to customize the Captive portal sign-in page. This page can include your organization name and logo.

External users, who need to use authentication services, are required to sign in over the Captive Portal once before they get access to the User Portal. External users can access the Captive Portal by browsing to https://<Sophos Device IP Address>:8090. After sign-in, external users have access to the User Portal and are listed on the Device Configuration > Configure > Authentication > User page. External users can access the User Portal by browsing to https://<Sophos Device IP Address> or clicking "Click here for User My Account" on the Captive Portal page.

Below are the screen elements with their description:

General Settings
Logo

Click "Custom" to upload the custom logo and specify Image file name to be uploaded else click “Default”.

Use “Browse” to browse and select the complete path.

The image size should not exceed 125 X 70 pixels.

Logo URL

Provide a URL to be redirected to on clicking the Logo.

Default -http://www.sophos.com.

Page Title

Provide a title to modify the Page title.

Default - Network Authentication

Login Page Header

Provide the text to be displayed on the Captive Portal sign-in page.

Login Page Footer

Provide message to be displayed in the footer of Captive Portal sign-in page.

Username Caption

Provide label for the textbox to be displayed on the Captive Portal sign-in page.

Default - Username

Password Caption

Provide label for textbox to be displayed on the Captive Portal sign-in page.

Default - Password

Login Button Caption

Provide label for the button to be displayed on the Captive Portal sign-in page.

Default – Login

Logout Button Caption

Provide label for the button to be displayed on the Captive Portal sign-in page.

Default - Logout

User Portal Link Caption

Provide a text to be displayed for User Portal sign-in page link. By clicking the link, user will be directed to the User Portal sign-in page.

Default - Click here for User Portal

Color Scheme

Customize the color scheme of the Captive portal if required. Specify the color code or click the square box to pick the color.

Custom HTML Template
Use Custom HTML Template

Select to fully customize captive portal using custom HTML code.

HTML Text

Provide HTML code to render captive portal according to your requirement. Dynamic contents like banners from external web servers, customizable “Message of the day” box and so on can be integrated in the HTML code.

By default, sample HTML will be displayed.

Note

It is essential to have one HTML div element in the HTML text. Device’s Login box will be placed in this div element.

Preview Button

Click to view the custom settings before saving the changes.

Reset to Default Button

Click to revert to default settings.