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accounting-secret (RADIUS Server)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the secret password to be used when sending accounting-start requests to the RADIUS server if the accounting secret password is different from the authentication secret password. RADIUS accounting-start requests are used when the RADIUS server is not able to initiate a change of authorization request without an accounting record.


Use the same password that is used for authentication requests.



Password for accounting requests.

  • Range: 1 through 64 characters

Required Privilege Level

access—To view this statement in the configuration.

access-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 17.1.