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MAC Address Control¶
The MACs tab defines actions for MAC addresses that can be either passed through the portal for this zone without requiring authentication, or blocked from reaching the portal.
To manage these MAC entries:
Navigate to Services > Captive Portal
Click on the line for the Zone to edit
Click the MACs tab
Click Add to add a new entry
Fill in the form as follows:
Defines the action to take on this entry:
Always allow traffic through from this MAC address without authentication.
Always deny traffic from this MAC address
- MAC address
The MAC address of the device to allow. The value must be colon-separated pairs of digits, such as
Some text describing the entry, if desired.
- Bandwidth up/down
The amount of bandwidth that this device may use, specified in Kilobits per second. Leave blank to not specify a limit.
From this page, an entry may be edited by clicking on its row, or deleted by clicking .