Knowledgebase : HotSpot
Look and available fields and options for LOGIN page can be set and configured from HotSpot SETUP - PAGES - DEFAULT PAGE tab. LOGIN PAGE can have different methods of access like USERNAME AND PASSWORD, TICKET login, DUAL Login, HOTEL LOGIN pages and...
You can easy set URL address that will be blocked for your local network. You only need to define specific URL to be blocked. Open HOTSPOT - SETUP - FILTERING page, enter desired URL address (without http://) in BLOCK WEBSITE URL field, click ADD URL a...
Antamedia HotSpot offers different templates for account, refill and receipt printing. You can select between predefnied print templates at HOTSPOT - SETUP - OPTIONS - PRINT OPTIONS page. Select which templates you want to use from drop down menus. ...
Go to Windows Control Panel DEVICES AND PRINTERS folder and select printer to be Default. In the case You have more that one printer on computer and that you don`t want to set recipt printer as Default Printer, go to HotSpot SETUP - OPTIONS - PRINT ...
The law in many countries worldwide require from Internet service provides and HotSpot owners to have the list of web sites that customers have visited. URL TRACKING OPTION in the HotSpot software gives complete log of all visited web sites with all re...
Account status is visible from WELCOME page to a user as soon he login at HotSpot. To get the information about remaining time and bandwidth quota on the account during session, customer needs to type HTTP://LAN NETWORK CARD IP ADDRESS/INFO in the a...
User can logout in different ways: 1. By clicking on LOGOUT button located on WELCOME page (displayed after login) 2. By clicking on LOGOUT button located on INFOBOX page (like HTTP://192.168.137.1/INFOBOX?) 3. By typing keyword LOGMEOUT in brows...
Once when customer find and connects to your network, he wil need to open Browser and request to visit HTTP URL address before he will be redirected ot HotSpot login page. Your customer can connect to the network in different ways - using wireless net...
You can easy add Terms of use checkbox to Login page and to use it Default page group: 1. Go to SETUP - PAGES - CUSTOMIZE screen 2. Select default group of pages. 3. Click "LOGIN" page in the menu on left side. 4. Replace the following line in code: ...
HOTSPOT has the HOST WHITELIST feature which helps you to allow access to specified websites without authentication. This feature is located on HOTSPOT - SETUP - WHITELIST - HOST WHITELIST page. There is two different ways to add website to the w...
FREE ACCESS option allows access to the Internet without charge. To activate free access, first you have to enable free option on Default login page: Go to HOTSPOT - SETUP - PAGES - DEFAULT PAGE tab and choose free access method in dropdown menu and sa...
If you are required to charge tax for your services, Antamedia HotSpot offers flexible tax setup. Taxes can be configured on HOTSPOT - SETUP - PRICES - TAXES page. There are 3 different taxes to configure with tax on tax option. Tax configuration e...
Multilogin feature was not a part of router deployment that comes with Hotspot Cloud. However, using the following method, you should be able to configure it to work. Login using your browser as a user. This is needed so you can start WinBox. Run ...
In order to configure OPTIMAL payment gateway, please follow these steps: 1. Open HOTSPOT - SETUP - CREDIT CARDS - GATEWAY page. 2. Select OPTIMAL PAYMENTS from PAYMENT PROCESSING GATEWAY dropdown menu. 3. Enter MERCHANT LOGIN and Password 4. In ADD...
Large networks, consisting of several HotSpots spread in different city locations, can use the same DATABASE SERVER in order to share data. The same accounts, price plans, usage schedule and other data can be used in any of these connected locations. ...
GENERATE ACCOUNTS option is located in ACCOUNTS tab available from the main HotSpot screen. The same option is used to generate: USERS, TICKETS and REFILLS. HotSpot takes care to generate unique accounts, with settings defined by Price Plan. Each...
There is two methods of making HotSpot database backup. 1. First one is done manually. To create HotSpot database backup, go to Windows Task manager. From Process tab find and stop AHotSpot.exe, CustomerPortal.exe, ADBHS.exe and ADBServer.exe. Make ...
Antamedia HotSpot supports employee accounts with different access rights: SUPERVISOR, MANAGER, OPERATOR, TECHNICIAN etc and this is defined by type field. To create new employee account go to HOTSPOT - SETUP - EMPLOYEE page. 1. Type USERNAME and P...
In this article you can find instructions how to configure a valid SSL certificate issued by a recognized Certificate Authority (CA) for use with Hotspot [1] software. It is assumed that OpenSSL [2] is installed on your system. It is also assumed that ...
Please follow these steps to disable items in the host whitelist: 1. Go to SETUP - WHITELISTS - HOST WHITELIST. Be sure that you remove items and leave only one in list. This is very important! 2. Uncheck items like on the image. 3. Press SAVE b...
First you need to configure after how much time customer session will be ended. Option is located in the HOTSPOT - SETUP - NETWORK - NETWORK SETUP page. By default inactivity logout is set to 180 seconds. To enable it on existing accounts go to ACCOUN...
The list of created accounts is located on HOTSPOT - ACCOUNTS page. You can use SEARCH option to easily find the account. Please type account username in the SEARCH field and press Enter key.
You can see various actions and events in HotSpot Log, which is located on the HOTSPOT - STATISTICS - LOG page. Log shows the following details: 1. Level * Information, used for account login and logout, and many other informational messages * W...
To import HotSpot database from V3 to V4 please follow these steps: 1. Go to WINDOWS TASK MANAGER. From PROCESS tab find and stop AHOTSPOT.EXE, CUSTOMERPORTAL.EXE and ADBHS.EXE. 2. Copy Hotspot V3 database files in C:/ANTAMEDIA/DBSERVER/DATABASE fol...
To install HotSpot, please follow these steps: 1. Start HotSpot software installer. 2. Accept licence agreements and press NEXT button. 3. Choose EXPRESS or CUSTOM installation. 4. Reboot computer when installation is done. Please note, Antamedia ...
To force the account to log in always from the same device, please follow these steps: 1. Open HOTSPOT - ACCOUNTS page 2. Click on the desired account it the list 3. Click on EXPIRY ">
When HotSpot is started, main window with login form will appear. Choose employee USERNAME from dropdown menu and enter PASSWORD. Press ENTER key on the keyboard or LOGIN button on the login page.
If you want to modify HotSpot Default theme go to SETUP - PAGES - THEMES tab, Choose DEFAULT THEME. Then you wil be able to load files that you want to use instead default logo, background image etc, which are placed at C:\Antamedia\HotSpot\www\Themes\...
HotSpot software requires that you have administrator rights without any limitations. - WINDOWS UAC should be set to Never Notify level: Go to WINDOWS CONTROL PANEL - USER ACCOUNT and select CHANGE USER ACCOUNT CONTROL SETTINGS. Set it to Never Notify...
Antamedia HotSpot allows you to print the accounts when you create them. From PRINT PREVIEW window is available EXPORT BUTTON which give you ability to save list of created accounts to any of provided formats (PDF, CSV, HTML, RTF, BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF...
WHITELIST is used to specify the computers and devices which should pass through the HotSpot without authentication. Such computers are not listed at the main page, and their usage is not tracked. HotSpot uses IP WHITELIST or MAC WHITELIST to define...
To repair software database, please follow these steps: Close HotSpot software and any Operator that connects to database, even as service in the background. Go to Windows Task manager. From Process tab find and stop AHOTSPOT.EXE, ADBHS.EXE and ADBSER...
HotSpot software database is stored by default in C:\ANTAMEDIA\DBSERVER\DATABASE folder. Before you restore backup in fresh installation, go to Windows TASK MANAGER and from Process tab find and _stop_ AHOTSPOT.EXE and ADBHS.EXE Then copy backup ...
Backup is originally stored at C:\ANTAMEDIA\DBSERVER\DATABASE\BACKUP folder and you wil be able to restore it only from this location. Be sure that you copy backup files from previous installation in new installation at this location. You can res...
BILL REPORT shows the list of all charged bills, it is located on HOTSPOT - STATISTICS - BILLS page. Each bill has the following details: * Bill number * Date * Employee * Subtotal * Discount * Tax * Total amount If you want to see what was charge...
Open DHCP server is a free software used to provide IP addresses on your client network. The latest version can be downloaded from http://dhcpserver.sourceforge.net/ [1] Software installation is very simple, it is done through downloaded installer wit...
You can use HotSpot NAT feature to provide internet to your customers instead Windows services (ICS, RRAS). NETWORK ADDRESS TRANSLATION (NAT) is the process of modifying packet network address in order to use one public IP address with multiple, usua...
Administrator or employee (with appropriate access rights) is able to modify any of the settings before generating accounts. However most of settings can be applied with simple selecting of Pricing plan from list of already set pricing plans. Each pric...
Easiest way to get your corporate look in HotSpot is to replace default theme logo. Create your own logo and save it as Logo.png in 440x113 pixels to C:\ANTAMEDIA\HOTSPOT\WWW\THEMES\DEFAULT folder. Start HotSpot and from SETUP - PAGES - THEMES tab sel...
PayPal Express Checkout option is available in all countries . With Express Checkout, payment is initiated on HotSpot pages and completed on PayPal site. Customer can use already existing PayPal account for the payment which significantly simplifies...
When using WEBSITE PAYMENTS PRO option, customers can complete signup process and pay from HotSpot software and there is no need to transfer customer to PayPal site. Processing is faster but this option requires PayPal account with Payments Pro option ...
Default Administrator login password is blank. Option to define new Administrator password is located in the HOTSPOT - SETUP - EMPLOYEES page. Type a new password in the MAIN ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD field and press SAVE button.
In order to configure Beanstream payment gateway, please follow these steps: 1. Open HOTSPOT - SETUP - CREDIT CARDS - GATEWAY page 2. Select BEANSTREAM from PAYMENT PROCESSING GATEWAY dropdown menu 3. Enter MERCHANT LOGIN and MERCHANT PASSWORD 4. Clic...
In order to configure Moneris e-Select Plus payment gateway, please follow these steps: * Open HOTSPOT - SETUP - CREDIT CARDS - GATEWAY page * Select MONERIS E-SELECT PLUS from PAYMENT PROCESSING GATEWAY dropdown menu * MERCHANT LOGIN = DIRECTP...
You can set the currency symbol on HOTSPOT - SETUP - PRICE - PRICE PLANS page.
Hotspot can be set to skip the Welcome page by editing its HTML code. It can be easy set in case that you are using Default Group of pages. Go to SETUP - PAGES and select to use DEFAULT as Group of Pages. Set DEFAULT THEME. Go to CUSTOMIZE screen, se...
In order to control network, HotSpot engine have to be started. Press START button located on the HOTSPOT - SETUP - NETWORK - NETWORK SETUP page. If you need to start HotSpot engine automatically when HotSpot autostarts with Windows enable AUTOST...
In order to uninstall HotSpot, please follow these steps: 1. Close HotSpot and Database Server. Go to Windows Task manager Process tab. Find and stop AHOTSPOT.EXE, CUSTOMERPORTAL.EXE, ADBHS.EXE, ADBSERVER.EXE and OPENDHCP.EXE 2. Start HotSpot in...
To allow logging the same user account on multiple computers or devices, please follow these steps: 1. Open HOTSPOT - ACCOUNTS page 2. Click on the desired account it the list 3. Click on EXPIRY ">
The first thing that you will set after installing HotSpot is NETWORK. NETWORK SETTINGS can be manually configured or through simple wizard which autostarts when HotSpot is run for the first time. If you prefer manual way, open HOTSPOT - SETUP - NET...
Before upgrade close HotSpot software and make backup by creating a copy of C:\Antamedia folder to other location. Go to Windows Task manager. From Process tab find and stop AHotSpot.exe, CustomerPortal.exe, ADBHS.exe and ADBServer.exe Version 4 is a...
Antamedia HotSpot supports following payment gateways: PAYPAL www.paypal.com International 3DSI EC-Linx www.3dsi.com United States ACH Payments www.ach-payments.com United States AUTHORIZE.NET www.authorize.net ...
Ports used by Antamedia HotSpot software are 78, 80, 81, 82, 90, 443, 463, 614, 12010, 1700, 1812, 1813 These should be all. Ensure that these ports are free and not used by any other software. If there is antivirus or firewall, always allow all ports...
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