[CoovaChilli] Offline DNS redirection

Anish Mangal anishmg at umich.edu
Sun Oct 16 04:01:47 BST 2016


Any thoughts on this? The local server on which coova is setup is running
bind. Could I change something there to make this work?

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Anish Mangal <anishmg at umich.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to setup a captive portal to redirect users to a locally
> hosted homepage on a server which is not connected to the internet. The
> server has a local nameserver to resolve dns queries.
> When I setup coova on it and the server is connected to the internet,
> redirection from common internet sites (eg: google.com) to the captive
> portal page seems to work.
> However, when there is no internet, redirection doesnt work.
> Is there something in the coova config that I could do to ensure that
> users get redirected to the coova splash page when there is no internet
> connection?
> Thanks!
> Anish


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