Captive portal to redirect to intranet site
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Captive portal to redirect to intranet site

Trying to set it so when users open their web browser and no matter what they go they are redirected to an intranet site for the first web request of the day. Same thing as a captive portal at a hotel, coffee shop, etc. Want it to redirect to just once.


Hoping the splash page could come up and just require an accept opposed to a login or something like that. As soon as the user clicks Accept, bounces to Accepting this happens every 8 hours or so. Hoping it would be IP dependent so if the user switches browsers, no new splash page.


It is a mix of Windows, Mac, and many different browsers, so trying to do something on the network level opposed to the machine level.


Have a PA-3220 and a PA-820 in different sites both running 8.1.3.


L7 Applicator

the built-in captive portal can't do this, but you could use redirect mode and send the user to your intranet page directly, then use kerberos/NTLM to log them in via the intranet and use that login session through AD polling (or API) to populate a user-ip mapping on the firewall which would allow the user to open their next webpage to the internet

Tom Piens
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I'm okay if the PA just has a splash page with a click-through and then redirects somewhere. Trying not to add another piece of equpiment in the mix.


Not trying to use it for user identiication. Higher ups want to make sure everyone touches the intranet site once a day.

How familiar are you with javascript programming?

Out of the box PA does not offer a feature you are asking for

Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


The captive portal is there for userid to IP mapping. If the PAN already knows it, it will not display the captive portal.


Its not intended to be used in the scenario you are proposing.


Hope that makes sense.

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