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Related Documentation


Table 3 lists and describes the Steel-Belted Radius Carrier documentation set:

Table 3: Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Documentation



Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Installation Guide

Describes how to install the Steel-Belted Radius Carrier software on the server.

Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Administration and Configuration Guide

Describes how to configure and operate the Steel-Belted Radius Carrier and its separately licensed modules.

Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Reference Guide

Describes the settings and valid values of the Steel-Belted Radius Carrier configuration files.

Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Performance, Planning and Tuning Guide

Provides tips, use cases, and tools you need to:

  • Improve SBRC performance through planning, analysis, and configuration

  • Increase SBRC throughput and reliability

  • Analyze specific use cases, in the lab or in the production environment, to identify areas of potential performance enhancement and to limit the impact of resource constraints and failure scenarios

Steel-Belted Radius Carrier Release Notes

Contains the latest information about features, changes, known problems, and resolved problems.


If the information in the Release Notes differs from the information in any guide, follow the Release Notes.

Requests for Comments (RFCs)

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) maintains an online repository of Request for Comments (RFCs) online at

Table 4 lists the RFCs that apply to Steel-Belted Radius Carrier.

Table 4: RFCs Related to Steel-Belted Radius Carrier

RFC Number


RFC 1035

Domain Names - Implementation and Specification. P. Mockapetris. November 1987.

RFC 1155

Structure and Identification of Management Information for TCP/IP-based Internets. M. Rose, K. McCloghrie, May 1990.

RFC 1213

Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based internets: MIB-II. K. McCloghrie, M. Rose, March 1991.

RFC 2006

The Definitions of Managed Objects for IP Mobility Support using SMIv2. D. Cong and others. October 1996.

RFC 2104

HMAC: Keyed-Hashing for Message Authentication. H. Krawczyk, M. Bellare, R. Canetti. February 1997.

RFC 2246

The TLS Protocol. T. Dierks, C. Allen. January 1999.

RFC 2271

An Architecture for Describing SNMP Management Frameworks. D. Harrington, R. Presuhn, B. Wijnen, January 1998.

RFC 2284

PPP Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). L. Blunk, J. Volbrecht, March 1998.

RFC 2433

Microsoft PPP CHAP Extensions. G. Zorn, S. Cobb, October 1998.

RFC 2548

Microsoft Vendor-specific RADIUS Attributes. G. Zorn. March 1999.

RFC 2607

Proxy Chaining and Policy Implementation in Roaming. B. Aboba, J. Vollbrecht, June 1999.

RFC 2618

RADIUS Authentication Client MIB. B. Aboba, G. Zorn. June 1999.

RFC 2619

RADIUS Authentication Server MIB. G. Zorn, B. Aboba. June 1999.

RFC 2620

RADIUS Accounting Client MIB. B. Aboba, G. Zorn. June 1999.

RFC 2621

RADIUS Accounting Server MIB. G. Zorn, B. Aboba. June 1999.

RFC 2622

PPP EAP TLS Authentication Protocol. B. Aboba, D. Simon, October 1999.

RFC 2719

Framework Architecture for Signaling Transport. L. Ong et al., October 1999

RFC 2809

Implementation of L2TP Compulsory Tunneling via RADIUS. B. Aboba, G. Zorn. April 2000.

RFC 2865

Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS). C. Rigney, S. Willens, A. Rubens, W. Simpson. June 2000.

RFC 2866

RADIUS Accounting. C. Rigney. June 2000.

RFC 2867

RADIUS Accounting Modifications for Tunnel Protocol Support. G. Zorn, B. Aboba, D. Mitton. June 2000.

RFC 2868

RADIUS Attributes for Tunnel Protocol Support. G. Zorn, D. Leifer, A. Rubens, J. Shriver, M. Holdrege, I. Goyret. June 2000.

RFC 2869

RADIUS Extensions. C. Rigney, W. Willats, P. Calhoun. June 2000.

RFC 2882

Network Access Servers Requirements: Extended RADIUS Practices. D. Mitton. July 2000.

RFC 2960

Stream Control Transmission Protocol. R. Stewart and others. October 2000.

RFC 3046

DHCP Relay Agent Information Option. M. Patrick. January 2001.

RFC 3118

Authentication for DHCP Messages. R.Droms and others. June 2001.

RFC 3162

RADIUS and IPv6. B. Aboba, G. Zorn, D. Mitton. August 2001.

RFC 3344

IP Mobility Support for IPv4. C. Perkins. August 2002.

RFC 3539

Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) Transport Profile. B. Aboba, J. Wood. June 2003.

RFC 3575

IANA Considerations for RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service). B. Aboba, July 2003.

RFC 3576

RFC3576 - Dynamic Authorization Extensions to Remote to Remote Authentication Dial In User Service. Network Working Group, 2003

RFC 3579

RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) Support For Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). B. Aboba, P. Calhoun, September 2003.

RFC 3580

IEEE 802.1X Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Usage Guidelines. P. Congdon, B. Aboba, A. Smith, G. Zorn, J. Roese, September 2003.

RFC 3588

Diameter Base Protocol. P. Calhoun, J. Loughney, E. Guttman, G. Zorn, J.Arkko. September 2003.

RFC 3748

Extensible Authentication Protocol. B. Aboba, L. Blunk, J. Vollbrecht, J. Carlson, H. Levkowetz. June 2004.

RFC 3957

Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) Registration Keys for Mobile IPv4. C. Perkins and P. Calhoun. March 2005.

RFC 4005

Diameter Network Access Server Application. P. Calhoun, G. Zorn, D. Spence, D. Mitton. August 2005.

RFC 4017

Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) Method Requirements for Wireless LANs. D. Stanley and others. March 2005.

RFC 4072

Diameter Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) Application. P. Eronen, G. Zorn, T. Hiller. August 2005.

RFC 4186

Extensible Authentication Protocol Method for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Subscriber Identity Modules (EAP-SIM). H. Haverinen, J. Salowey. January 2006.

RFC 4187

Extensible Authentication Protocol Method for Global System for 3rd Generation Authentication and Key Agreement (EAP-AKA). J. Arkko, H. Haverinen. January 2006.

RFC 4282

The Network Access Identifier. B. Aboba and others. December 2005.

RFC 4284

Identity Selection Hints for the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). F. Adrangi, V. Lortz, F. Bari, P. Eronen. January 2006.

RFC 4306

Internet Key Exchange (IKEv2) Protocol. C. Kaufman. December 2005.

RFC 4372

Chargeable User Identity. F. Adrangi and others. January 2006.

RFC 4510

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Technical Specification Road Map. K. Zeilenga, June 2006.

RFC 4666

Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) - User Adaptation Layer (M3UA). K. Morneault, J. Pastor-Balbas. September 2006.

RFC 4668

RADIUS Authentication Client MIB for IPv6. D. Nelson. August 2006.

RFC 4669

RADIUS Authentication Server MIB for IPv6. D. Nelson. August 2006.

RFC 4670

RADIUS Accounting Client MIB for IPv6. D. Nelson. August 2006.

RFC 4671

RADIUS Accounting Server MIB for IPv6. D. Nelson. August 2006.

RFC 5281

Extensible Authentication Protocol Tunneled Transport Layer Security Authenticated Protocol Version 0 (EAP-TTLSv0). P. Funk, S. Blake-Wilson. August 2008.

RFC 5448

Improved Extensible Authentication Protocol Method for 3rd Generation Authentication and Key Agreement (EAP-AKA'). J. Arkko, V. Lehtovirta, P. Eronen. May 2009.

RFC 5997

Use of Status-Server Packets in the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Protocol A. DeKok. August 2010.

RFC 6733

Diameter Base Protocol. V. Fajardo, J. Arkko, J. Loughney, G. Zorn. October 2012.

RFC 6911

RADIUS Attributes for IPv6 Access Networks W. Dec, B. Sarikaya, G. Zorn, D. Miles, B. Lourdelet. April 2013.

3GPP Technical Specifications

The Third-Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and 3GPP2 maintains an online repository of Technical Specifications and Technical Reports at and, respectively.

Table 5 lists the 3GPP Technical Specifications that apply to Steel-Belted Radius Carrier.

Table 5: 3GPP Technical Specifications

3GPP TS Number


Applicable Sections

3GPP TS 22.234

Version 12.0.0

Requirements on 3GPP system to Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) interworking

  • Section 5.1.7: Interworking between PLMN and WLANs

3GPP TS 23.003

Version 12.6.0

Numbering, addressing, and identification

  • Section 2.2: Composition of IMSI

3GPP TS 23.008

Version 12.6.0

Organization of subscriber data

  • Section 3B: Definition of subscriber data I-WLAN domain

3GPP TS 23.234

Version 12.0.0

3GPP system to Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) interworking; System description

  • Section 6.1: Reference Model

  • Section 6.2: Network Elements

3GPP TS 23.402

Version 12.8.0

Architecture enhancements for non-3GPP accesses

  • Section 4.1: Concepts

  • Section 4.3: Network Elements

3GPP TS 24.302

Version 14.4.0

Access to the 3GPP Evolved Packet Core (EPC) via non-3GPP access networks; Stage 3

  • Section 6: UE – EPC Network protocols

  • Section 8: PDUs and parameters specific to the present document

3GPP TS 29.002

Version 12.7.0

Mobile Application Part (MAP) specification

  • Section 6: Requirements concerning the use of SCCP and TC

  • Section 7.1: Terminology and definitions

  • Section 7.2: Modelling principles

  • Section 7.3: Common MAP service

3GPP TS 29.273

Version 12.7.0

Evolved Packet System (EPS); 3GPP EPS AAA interfaces

  • Section 4: SWa Description

  • Section 5: STa Description

  • Section 6: SWd Description

  • Section 7: SWm Description

  • Section 8: SWx Description

  • Section 9: S6b and H2 Description

  • Section 10: Result-Code and Experimental-Result Values

3GPP TS 33.402

Version 14.2.0

3GPP System Architecture Evolution (SAE); Security aspects of non-3GPP accesses

  • Section 6: Authentication and key agreement procedures

  • Section 7: Establishment of security contexts in the target access system

  • Section 8: Establishment of security between UE and ePDG

  • Section 9: Security for IP based mobility signalling

  • Section 14: Temporary identity management

WiMAX Technical Specifications

The WiMAX Forum Networking Group (NWG) maintains a repository of technical documents and specifications online at You can also view the WiMAX IEEE standards, 802.16e-2005 for mobile WiMAX and 802.16-2004 for fixed WiMAX, online at

Third-Party Products

For information about configuring your Ulticom software and hardware, or your access servers and firewalls, consult the manufacturer’s documentation.