Configuring a RADIUS Server (NSM Procedure)

You can configure RADIUS server.

To configure a RADIUS server:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the RADIUS server feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Radius Server.
  4. Click + to configure RADIUS server options as described in Table 12.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the RADIUS server parameters.

Table 12: RADIUS Server Configuration Details



Your Action


Specifies the RADIUS server internet protocol (IP) address name.

Enter a RADIUS server IP address name.


Supplies a descriptive comment about the RADIUS sever.

(Optional) Enter a comment.


Specifies the RADIUS server authentication port number.

Set the RADIUS server authentication port number.

Range: 1 through 65535.

Accounting Port

Specifies the port number for sending the RADIUS server messages.

Set the accounting port number.

Range: 1 through 65535.


Specifies the shared secret password with the RADIUS server.

Enter the shared secret password value.


Specifies the request timeout period.

Set the timeout period.

Range: 1 through 90.


Specifies the number of retry attempts.

Set the retry attempts.

Range: 1 through 10.

Source Address

Specifies the source address of the RADIUS server.

Enter the source address for the RADIUS server.

Routing Instance

Specifies the collection of routing tables used to send RADIUS packets to the RADIUS server.

Select the routing instance from the list.

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