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Add Access Profiles

 

An access profile defines a list of RADIUS authentication servers and RADIUS accounting servers, and their priorities. Use the Add Access Profile page in Customer Portal to add access profiles to CSO.

To add an access profile:

  1. Select Configuration > SD-LAN > Access Profiles in Customer Portal.

    The Access Profiles page appears.

  2. Click the Add icon (+) to add an access profile.

    The Add Access Profiles page appears.

  3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.Note

    Fields marked with * are mandatory.

  4. Click OK.

    An access profile is added. You are returned to the Access Profiles page where a confirmation message is displayed.

After you add an access profile, you can deploy it on a switch; see Deploy an Access Profile on a Switch.

Table 1: Access Profile Settings

Setting

Guideline

General

Profile Name

Enter a unique name for the access profile, which can contain only alphanumeric characters and hyphen (-); 64-character maximum.

Profile Description

Enter a description for the access profile.

Authentication Servers

Add authentication servers to the access profile.

To add authentication servers:

  1. Click the Add icon (+).

    The Add Authentication Server(s) page appears.

  2. Select a server from the Available list and click the Right Arrow icon to move it to the Selected list.

    Alternatively, if you want to add a new authentication server, click the Add New RADIUS Server Profile button and move it to the list of selected servers; see Add RADIUS Server Profiles for details.

  3. Click OK to save the list of authentication servers.

The authentication servers are used according to their priority. The priority is assigned in the order in which the servers are listed, with the highest priority being assigned to the server on the top of the list.

To change the priority, reorder the servers in the list by dragging and dropping them.

Accounting Servers

Add accounting servers to the access profile.

To add accounting servers:

  1. Click the Add icon (+).

    The Add Accounting Server(s) page appears.

  2. Select a server from the Available list and click the Right Arrow icon to move it to the Selected list.

    Alternatively, if you want to add a new accounting server, click the Add New RADIUS Server Profile button and move it to the list of selected servers; see Add RADIUS Server Profiles for details.

  3. Click OK to save the list of accounting servers.

The accounting servers are used according to their priority. The priority is assigned in the order in which the servers are listed, with the highest priority being assigned to the server on the top of the list.

To change the priority, reorder the servers in the list by dragging and dropping them.

Revert Interval

Enter a revert interval, which is the amount of time the switch waits after a RADIUS server has become unreachable before rechecking the connection. If the server is still not reachable, the server next in the priority list is used for authentication and accounting.

Range: 0 through 604,800 seconds

Default: 60 seconds