[Dnssec-trigger] dnssec-trigger at Hotel hotspot in Vienna
paul at xelerance.com
Tue Sep 20 18:41:23 UTC 2011
On Tue, 20 Sep 2011, Carsten Strotmann (private) wrote:
> Not sure how this can be solved, maybe by having DNSSEC-trigger to
> test a well known webpage of port 80 to detect a captive portal. MacOS
> X 10.7 now also has an automatic captive portal detection (ported from
> iOS). Not sure if there are APIs available to use the function.
I think it is :)
The real question is should dnssec-trigger get involved here or not.
Ideally, the OS or browser is going to do the portal detection.
dnssec-trigger could decide to reprobe every 5 seconds if it sees
this "portal" indicator? eg remain more aggressive while on a suspected
landing page that hopefully soon will open up auth DNS.
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