[CentOS] Hotel ethernet via nmcli

Tue Mar 14 11:17:54 UTC 2017
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On 2017-03-14, Robert Moskowitz
<rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> Here I sit in my hotel room with my Cubie armv7 server with Centos7.
> They have an ethernet cable here, so most likely I will not need to
> resort to putting a WiFi USB dongle and trying to master nmcli.
> But I have to web authenticate to their portal with my personal
> information.  Is that possible with a text web browser?  I seem to
> recall that Centos has one.  What to install?
> Of course, catch-22 here.  How to install it to have the tool to
> authenticate!
> Going to have to go down to the conference ethernet cafe.  Oh well.
> Have a fun night, all.

I came across an interesting script[1] recently for automating web
authentication. It might be helpful in the circumstances you describe.

1: https://blog.ganneff.de/2017/02/automated-wifi-login.html