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Open Source Hotspot Manager Tools

Open Source Hotspot Manager Tools
เครื่องมือในการจัดการระบบตรวจสอบตัวตนในองค์กร สำหรับทำ Authentication Gateway - Captive Portal

1. ทูลใช้สร้างระบบตรวจสอบตัวตนของผู้ใช้งาน
- ChilliSpot (
ChilliSpot is an open source captive portal or wireless LAN access point controller. It is used for authenticating users of a wireless LAN. It supports web based login which is today's standard for public HotSpots. Authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) is handled by your favorite radius server.

- CoovaChilli, CoovaAP (
CoovaChilli is an open-source software access controller for captive portal (UAM) and 802.1X access provisioning, based on the popular (but now defunct) ChilliSpot project, and is actively maintained by an original ChilliSpot contributor. CoovaChilli is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Contact us for commercial support and licensing options.
CoovaAP is an OpenWRT-based firmware designed especially for HotSpots. It comes with the CoovaChilli access controller built-in and makes it easily configurable.

- DD-WRT (
DD-WRT is a firmware replacement you upload onto a supported wireless router. This changes your router's control panel and gives you many more features, including several hotspot solutions: Chillispot, NoCatSplash, WiFiDog, and Sputnik. You might also find a use for the other new features as well. For example, you could create a separate wired or wireless network for your private network with VLANs and multiple SSIDs.

- OpenWRT (
OpenWrt is an operating system / embedded operating system based on the Linux kernel, and primarily used on embedded devices to route network traffic. The main components are the Linux kernel, util-linux, uClibc and BusyBox. All components have been optimized for size, to be small enough for fitting into the limited storage and memory available in home routers.

ระบบ Captive Portal สำเร็จรูป
- Antamedia HotSpot Software ( $
Antamedia HotSpot Software is a WiFi Hotspot billing software which helps you control and bill your customers for the Internet usage. HotSpot software is suitable for all purposes where customers should be redirected to the login page to sign in or pay for the Internet access. Upon the successful login, customer will see remaining time and bandwidth, browse the Internet until account expires, and refill the account when needed.

- AuthNat (
Captive Portal to use with IPTables (with ip_set module). It's permit to control access from a sub-net to internet or to another sub-net. Uses unix account to validate users. It's an alternative to Natacl, Sphirewall, Zorp, Nocat, Nufw and others.

- Captivair (
A captive portal system for administrators of public WiFi hotspots.

- EasyHotspot (
EasyHotspot is an open source hotspot billing management system. It is a web based application created with PHP and MySQL. EasyHotspot aims to provide simple. easy to use, and less configuration billing management system.

- ezRADIUS (
ezRADIUS is FreeRADIUS and Chillispot web-based management apps. It's easy, simple and expandable. The main aim is to provide radius server administrator a simple web-based management application. FreeRADIUS must configured to use MySQL as backend.

- Near Zero Administration Captive Portal (
The Near Zero Administration Captive Portal allows for hassle free provisioning of a free Hotspot whilst providing some failsafes from rouge usage.

- daloRADIUS (
daloRADIUS is an advanced RADIUS web platform aimed at managing Hotspots and general-purpose ISP deployments. It features rich user management, graphical reporting, accounting, and integrates with GoogleMaps for geo-locating (GIS). daloRADIUS is written in PHP and JavaScript and utilizes a database abstraction layer which means that it supports many database systems, among them the popular MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sqlite, MsSQL, and many others.

- PacketFence (
PacketFence is a network access control (NAC) system featuring a captive-portal for registration and remediation, wired and wireless management, 802.1X support, isolation of devices, integration with IDS; it can be used to secure networks from small to large.

- PepperSpot (
PepperSpot is a captive portal or wireless LAN access point controller which support the IPv6 protocol. It supports web based login and it supports Wireless Protected Access (WPA). Authentication is handled by your favorite radius server (over IPv4/IPv6)

- Opengate (
A Network User Authentication System for Public and Mobile Terminals - It is an authentication gateway (captive portal type) for open network. It is applicable to wireless lan(WLAN), wired lan, and public terminals

- RusRoute (
RusRoute is a router and firewall, Internet gateway for Windows, it is the ideal solution for making Internet gateway for local area network (LAN) of any firm, encountering and restriction of the traffic of users, protection against of network attacks with functions of NAT, redirect, dynamic shaper with conditional expressions, VPN server, proxy, LAN to VPN Bridge, DHCP servers, HTTP caches, HTTP to HTTP proxy converter, captive portal feature, timed action and Splitters for rules, with advanced routing options.

- WiFiDog (
The WiFi Guard Dog project is a complete and embeddable captive portal solution for wireless community groups or individuals who wish to open free HotSpots while preventing abuse of their connection.

- Wifi Gateway (
Wifi-Gateway a un captive portal che permette l'accesso al network mediante vari metodi di autenticazione quali: CRS/CNS via IdPC, One-Time Password, Radius server, SMS ( tramite Skebby ). Il sistema a basato su CAS, NoCat e NoCatCAS.

- Wifiroute (
Wifiroute is a system for providing authentication in a wireless/wired environment with prepaid cards and personal identification document scanning that complies with Italian anti-terrorism law.

- Untangle Gateway Platform (
Untangle Gateway Platform is a Linux-based network gateway with pluggable modules for network applications.

- YFi Hotspot Manager (,,
The next generation of YFi Hotspot Manager is now available and working

- Zeroshell (
Zeroshell is a small Linux distribution for servers and embedded systems which aims to provide network services. As its name implies, its administration relies on a web-based graphical interface. There is no need to use a shell to administer and configure it. Zeroshell is available as Live CD and CompactFlash images, and VMware virtual machines.

Aj.Arnut Ruttanatirakul
(c) SysAdmin Knowledge
March 02, 2014