A Captive Portal template defines the login page that is presented to the user for Guest and BYOD login. The Captive Portal Templates screen displays all configured Captive Portal templates and is used to create, edit, delete, and customize Captive Portal templates.

To access the Captive Portal Templates screen, click on Network Access > UPAM > NAC > Captive Portal Templates under the “Configure” section of the OmniVista Cirrus Menu.

Creating a Captive Portal Template

To create a Captive Portal Template, click on Create Captive Portal Template to open the Captive Portal Template Information form. Complete the Basic Information and Layout Information sections, as described below.

Basic Information

  • Name - Enter the name to assign to the template.

  • Description - Enter an optional description.

Layout Information

Select one of the four template layouts to use, then click on Create Captive Portal Template to create the template. Once you have created the basic template, you can customize the page with different images and welcome message.

Editing a Captive Portal Template

Select a template from the Captive Portal Templates list and click on the Edit icon under the “Actions” column or click on the Actions button and select Edit from the drop-down menu. The Edit Captive Portal Template screen opens on which you can edit the basic information and select a different layout, as described above. Note that you cannot change the name of the template that you specified when the template was created.

After you have edited the Captive Portal template, click on Save. You can also customize the template layout.

Deleting a Captive Portal Template

Select a template from the Captive Portal Templates list and click on the Delete icon under the “Actions” column or click on the Actions button and select Delete from the drop-down menu. When the following confirmation prompt appears, click on Delete to delete the profile.

Customizing the Captive Portal Template

To customize an existing Captive Portal Template, select the template from the Captive Portal Templates list and click on Customize under the “Actions” column.

The Customize Captive Portal Template screen opens with the selected template displayed. The Customize buttons on this screen indicate the page objects that you can customize. For example, if you selected the video format for the template layout, the following screen would appear:

When you click on any one of the Customize buttons, you will then be prompted to modify attributes or upload image/video files, depending on the object you selected to customize.

  • To restore the original settings the template was created with, click on Reset to default.

  • To save the changes you have made, click on Save.

  • To cancel all changes you have made and return to the Captive Portal Templates screen, click on Cancel.