WFilter NG firewall added support of Facebook Wi-Fi.

Facebook Wi-Fi lets customers check in to participating businesses on Facebook for free Wi-Fi access. When people check in to your Page, you can share offers and other announcements with them. Official Facebook Wi-Fi guide can be found at here.

A recent update of WFilter NG firewall added support of “Facebook Wi-Fi”. Together with “wechat WiFi”, WFilter provides a solution for social network marketing of your business.

This post demonstrates the steps to enable “Facebook Wi-Fi”.

1. Add a local user for facebook checkin.

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2. Enable “Facebook Wi-Fi” in “Web Auth”->”Thirdparty Auth”.

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3. Click “Register Facebook Page” to associate WFilter with your business facebook page.

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4. Now client devices will be redirected to the login page.

On visits to http webpage, clients will be redirected.

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5. Click “check in“  to continue web browsing.

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A more detailed guide can be found at here: Webauth of WFilter NG Firewall.

 

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