Configuring RADIUS Server (NSM Procedure)

A Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) server is a type of server that allows you to centralize authentication and accounting for remote users.

To configure a RADIUS server:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab. Then double-click the device for which you want to configure the RADIUS server.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Radius Server.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in the Table 191.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the RADIUS server settings.

Table 191: RADIUS Server Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

Name

Specifies the RADIUS server address name.

Enter the RADIUS server address name.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment of the RADIUS server.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Port

Specifies the RADIUS server authentication port number.

Set the RADIUS server authentication port number. Range: 1 - 65535.

Accounting Port

Specifies the RADIUS server accounting port number.

Set the RADIUS server accounting port number. Range: 1 - 65535.

Secret

Specifies the password to use with the RADIUS server. The secret password used by the local router must match that used by the server.

Enter the shared secret password to use with the RADIUS server.

Timeout

Specifies the amount of time that the local router waits to receive a response from a RADIUS server.

Enter the request time out period. Range: 1 - 90.

Retry

Specifies the number of times that the router is allowed to attempt to contact a RADIUS authentication or accounting server.

Set the retry attempts. Range: 1 - 10.

Source Address

Specifies the source address for each configured RADIUS server.

Enter the source address.

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