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Configuring Upstream Network Elements and Accounting and Authentication Clients (SRC CLI)


Accounting and authentication clients are NAS devices that logically reside in upstream network elements. Accounting clients send RADIUS accounting requests to the SIC accounting listener. Authentication clients send RADIUS authentication requests to the SIC authentication listener. You must configure at least one accounting client and one authentication client. Each client must have a unique name and address.

Use the following statements to configure accounting clients:

To configure RADIUS accounting and authentication clients:

  1. From configuration mode, access the statement that configures an upstream network element and RADIUS client. For example, to configure an upstream RADIUS network element called ne1 and RADIUS client called rc1 for the SIC group group1:

  2. (Optional) Specify the IP address of the RADIUS client.

  3. (Optional) Specify the shared secret used by the accounting client.

  4. Specify the shared secret used by the authentication client.