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Add RADIUS Server Profiles

 

Use the Add RADIUS Server Profile page in Customer Portal to configure RADIUS server profiles. In a RADIUS server profile, you can define the RADIUS server IP address, password, authorization and accounting ports, retry counts, and server timeout.

To add a RADIUS server profile:

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

    The RADIUS Server Profiles page appears.

  2. Click the Add icon (+) to add a RADIUS server profile.

    The Add RADIUS Server Profile page appears.

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

    Fields marked with * are mandatory.

  4. Click Finish.

    A RADIUS server profile is added to CSO. You are returned to the RADIUS Server Profiles page where a confirmation message is displayed.

After you add a RADIUS server profile, you can add an access profile by using the RADIUS server profile. See Add Access Profiles for details.

Table 1: RADIUS Server Profile Settings

Setting

Guideline

General

Server Name

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

Server Address

Enter the IPv4 address of the RADIUS server.

Secret

Configure the password to use with the RADIUS server. The secret password used by the local switch must match the one configured on the server.

The length must be between 6 and 21 characters. You can include spaces if the character string is enclosed in quotation marks.

Advanced Settings

Authentication Port

Enter the software port number that you want to use for authentication.

Range: 1 through 65,535.

Default: 1812.

Authentication Retry Count

Enter the number of times that the switch can contact a RADIUS server for authenticating a supplicant when no response is received from the authentication server.

Range:1 through 100.

Default: 3.

Authentication Timeout

Enter the number of seconds that the switch can wait for a response from the RADIUS server for an authentication request before retrying authentication of a supplicant.

Range: 1 through 1000 seconds.

Default: 3 seconds.

Accounting Port

Enter the software port number that you want to use for accounting.

Range: 1 through 65,535.

Default: 1813.

Accounting Retry Count

Enter the number of times that the switch can contact an accounting server when no response is received from the accounting server.

Range: 1 through 100.

Default: 3.

Accounting Timeout

Enter the number of seconds that the switch can wait for a response from the accounting server before timing out.

Range: 1 through 1000 seconds.

Default: 3 seconds.

WHAT'S NEXT

After you add a RADIUS server profile, create an access profile and assign the RADIUS server profile to the access profile. See Add Access Profiles.