|Sep 14, 2007, 11:07 PM||#1|
iPod Touch Internet Capabilities
Alright, here we go. My best attempt at explaining this qusetion.
I often times take my laptop (PB G4) to work w/ me to do PS. I work as a web programmer for a very large corporation. At work, in order to get on our guest network, we have to open up our browser and it takes us to a page where that tells us yada yada yada, click her to connect. It's much like a coffee shop setting where you can't just automatically connect to the net, but you have to go throw whatever page they want first. I've noticed at work I have to use Firefox on my mac to connect and then I can browse to my hearts delight in Safari, however, I can't connect via safari. I was wondering if that would be the same issue w/ the iphone and a coworker confirmed he cant connect to the guest network because of the issue w/ the, shall I call it, 'welcome screen'
DOES ANYONE KNOW A WAY AROUND THIS?
I would be very appreciative if you could provide a solution because I would really like to have it at work
Thanks in advance!
|Sep 14, 2007, 11:11 PM||#2|
when you're using safari, are you using version 2 or version 3? i found safari 3 to be a lot more compatible with websites than safari 2, and i think safari 3 would be a better gauge to see if the ipod touch would work with your corporation's wifi.
|Sep 15, 2007, 05:02 AM||#5|
It simply sounds like Safari is not a supported browser of your wireless network's Broadband Wireless Access System but FireFox is.
Once you get passed this hurdle, you're simply surfing the Internet where Safari will work as usual.
If this is the case, which it sounds like it is to me from your initial post, if Safari won't work from your Mac for authentication, it certainly won't work using a iPhone or iTouch as it's basically the same browser.
Hope this helps.
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