User Management : Using a RADIUS authentication server
Using a RADIUS authentication server
You can use a RADIUS authentication server to authenticate administrator or destination server user logins.
Basic steps:
1. Configure a connection to a RADIUS server that can authenticate administrator or user logins.
2. Select the RADIUS server configuration when you add administrator users or user groups.
Before you begin:
You must know the IP address, port, authentication protocol, and shared secret used to access the RADIUS server.
You must have Read-Write permission for System settings.
To create a RADIUS server configuration:
1. Go to System > Administrator.
2. Click the RADIUS tab
3. Click Add to display the configuration editor.
4. Complete the configuration as described in Table 67.
5. Save the configuration.
Table 67: RADIUS server configuration
Configuration name. Valid characters are A-Z, a-z, 0-9, _, and -. No spaces.
After you initially save the configuration, you cannot edit the name.
IP address for the server.
Port number for the server. The commonly used port for RADIUS is 1812.
Shared Secret
Shared secret string used when connecting to the server.
Authentication Type
PAP—Password authentication protocol.
CHAP—Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol.
MS-CHAP—Microsoft version of CHAP.
MS-CHAPv2—Microsoft version of CHAP, version 2.