It is supposed to use the Control plane. If these docs don't help, pls touch base with Tech Support.https://support.ruckuswireless.com/documents/1192-smartzone-3-4-1-mr-hotspot-portal-integration-refe...https://support.ruckuswireless.com/documents/1187-smartzone-3-4-1-mr-aaa-interface-reference-guide-s...
The following are the hotspot components and its role in the hotspot portal as seen
in Figure 1.
• Northbound: Listens on the control and management interface. It is responsible
for handling requests from external subscriber portal and authenticates with the
• Captive portal: Listens on the control interface or UDI. It is responsible for
providing a wall garden for web-proxy UE. It blocks UEs, which uses user agents
that are listed in the configured black-list and mainly handles high scalable
redirecting UEs to the external subscriber portal.
• External subscriber portal: Is a Web service. The user sends his/her login
credentials (user name and password) through this portal. The authentication is
performed through the northbound by user input credential. The external
subscriber portal can reach the northbound depending on the type of interface
it can reach such as control interface, management interface or both.
• AAA server: Is responsible for authenticating the UE through the UE’s login
credentials (user name and password).