About the Authentication Profiles Page
To access this page, select Configuration > SD-LAN > Authentication Profiles in Customer Portal.
Use this page to view, clone, edit, and delete authentication profiles. An authentication profile enables you to define parameters to authenticate a user. You can define the following parameters in an authentication profile—the authentication method, fallback options, and other settings (for example, number of retries, maximum number of requests that can be allowed, and authentication server timeout) related to the communication between the switch and a supplicant.
Tasks You Can Perform
You can perform the following tasks from this page:
Add an authentication profile—See Add Authentication Profiles.
Edit, clone, or delete an authentication profile—See Edit, Clone, and Delete an Authentication Profile.
Clear the selected authentication profiles—Click Clear All Selections to clear any authentication profiles that you might have selected.
Search for authentication profiles using keywords—Click the search icon and enter the search term in the text box and press Enter. The search results are displayed on the same page.
Table 1 describes the fields on the Authentication Profiles page.
Table 1: Authentication Profiles Page Fields
Name of the authentication profile.
A description about the authentication profile.
The mode of authenticating supplicants:
Primary Authentication Method
The primary method for authenticating a supplicant:
Secondary Authentication Method
The secondary method for authenticating a supplicant when the switch is unable to validate a supplicant by using the primary method :
The action that the switch takes when the RADIUS servers are unavailable for authenticating a supplicant:
The action the switch takes when the switch is unable to validate a supplicant because of incorrect credentials provided by the supplicant:
The action the switch takes for temporary users such as guests or contractors: