Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?
adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Thu Mar 26 16:51:55 UTC 2015
On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 11:21 -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 04:15 +0200, Alexander Ploumistos wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 4:06 AM, Adam Williamson <
> > adamwill at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> > > Lots of people have been seeing it, it may be related to some
> > > issues
> > > with the Fedora infrastructure this afternoon (the check works
> > > by trying to contact a Fedora server).
> > That much I gathered, but when I first read about the captive
> > portal detection feature, I thought it was supposed to work only
> > with wireless connections, though I guess it would make sense to
> > check with all interfaces.
> > Can it be disabled for a particular interface/connection though? I
> > am being bombarded with pop-ups as I am trying to write this...
> No, it still makes sense for wired networks. Have you ever used an
> ethernet wall-jack at a hotel? It generally goes through a captive
> portal, just like wireless.
How about the detection is disabled for connections in the 'Home'
zone? I suppose that's a bit of a boundary issue so long as the 'zone'
concept is considered a part of firewalld, but...
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