Say hello to Version 2 of the Wi-Fi access granting banana
On the negative side, it’s far less fragrant. On the plus side, the enterprise-ready model doesn’t attract fruit flies.
Wi-Fi Banana 1.0
A recap: last month, Danish network engineer Stefan Milo was tasked with setting up a captive portal for his business’s Wi-Fi network and creating temporary guest password vouchers – in a spreadsheet.
On paper? That somebody had to print out? And that you have to pester a receptionist for?
How very 1999
, he said.
So he went off and spent a weekend setting up a script on a Raspberry Pi that generated a unique guest key on command and displayed the code on an attached display.