Prerequisite configurations on an ICX switch for Captive Portal authentication

The following are the prerequisites to support Captive Portal (external Web Authentication) on a RUCKUS ICX device.

  • Enable web management for HTTP and HTTPS access.
  • Generate a crypto SSL certificate or import digital certificates issued by a third-party Certificate Authority (CA) to access a secure web page.
  • Create Captive Portal profile that includes configuration details specific to the server such as virtual IP address, http or https protocol port number, and login-page details hosted on the NAC server.