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TitleHow to upload custom Captive Portal pages from controller to adopted WiNG APs?
Objective
When you use advanced / custom captive portal pages make sure all is uploaded to adopted APs while running the server on self
Environment
  • All Summit WM3000 Series Controllers
  • ExtremeWireless WiNG Controllers
  • ExtremeWireless WiNG Access Points
  • WiNG 5 Software
Procedure
First of all, make sure that Captive Portal is configured for advanced web-page location and that auto-upload is enabled 
 
captive-portal Captive-Portal
webpage-location advanced
webpage-auto-upload

Map the Captive Portal to AP profile (or overrides) as well as enable automatic file-sync
 
profile anyap Captive-Portal
file-sync auto
use captive-portal server Captive-Portal
end
commit write

Compress the Captive Portal pages with IZArc (as .tar file) and copy this to adopting controller
 
captive-portal-page-upload load-file Captive-Portal tftp://<IP>/CAPTIVE-PORTAL.tar

Check if all pages are correctly loaded on controller
 
show captive-portal-page-upload load-file-status
show captive-portal-page-upload list-files Captive-Portal

If you see all pages here, use upload command for APs
 
captive-portal-page-upload Captive-Portal <hostname | all | rf-domain name>

You can confirm the upload status with below command
 
VX# show captive-portal-page-upload status
Number of APs currently being uploaded : x
Number of APs waiting in queue to be uploaded : x
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  AP STATE  UPLOAD TIME   PROGRESS RETRIES  LAST UPLOAD ERROR    UPLOADED BY
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                <omitted>
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

As well as confirm on affected AP
 
AP# dir flash:/hotspot/Captive-Portal/

Directory of flash:/hotspot/Captive-Portal/

  -r--   4464      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   fail.html
  -r--   1448      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   agreement_view.html
  -r--   2406      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   login.html
  -r--   1979      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   noservice.html
  -r--   10041     Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   welcome.html
  -r--   25        Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   tc.html
  -r--   4216      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   registration.html
  -r--   7473      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   cp_style.css
  -r--   3292      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   acknowledgement.html
  -r--   3314      Tue Jul 23 13:44:04 2019   agreement.html
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