Getting Internet at hotels or places with web authentication

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Hotel or work wifi network that requires web authentication

Some networks require a web login to access the internet and NEOS does not provide a web browser for situations like this.

This authentication process can be completed by spoofing the EON's MAC address from a computer.

Instructions on how to do this on macOS below: (These should be easily adaptable for Linux or Windows)

1. Check your interface name by holding "option" and clicking the wifi icon on the top right of the mac toolbar.

The first two lines will be interface name (Something like Interface Name: en0) and Address (Something like Address: 00:00:00:00:00:00).

2. Open a terminal and execute:

ifconfig en0 | grep ether Substitute en0 for the interface name you found in the last step if it is different.

You will see the address from the second line of the wifi menu you checked previously.

3. Find your EON's MAC Address.

On your EON, go into settings using the Gear Icon, then "Wifi Settings". Go to the top right corner click the "three dots" menu icon and choose, "Advanced".

Find the MAC address by scrolling to the bottom of this page.

4. On your terminal execute:

sudo ifconfig en0 ether XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Substitute "XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX" for MAC address from last step. You may have to disconnect and reconnect to the router to get prompted for login, but once you are logged in under the new MAC address your EON should connect and have access to internet.

5. You can switch back to the original MAC address on your computer with:

sudo ifconfig en0 ether 00:00:00:00:00:00 using the address that was returned with the ifconfig en0 | grep ether command during the 2nd step.