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username-include (Local Authentication)


Hierarchy Level


Configure a local username that authd can use to request authentication for terminated PPP subscribers. This enables the external RADIUS server to pass implementation-specific configuration for successfully authenticated subscribers. Local authentication supports CPEs that do not negotiate authentication protocols in the same dynamic profile as CPEs that use only PAP or CHAP authentication.

The username takes the following format when you use the default delimiter:



Include the agent circuit identifier (ACI) in the local username.

delimiter character

Specify the character that separates components that make up the concatenated username.

  • Default: Period (.)

domain-name name

Specify the domain name that ends the local username created for the subscribers. The username is sent to RADIUS in the Access-Request message. The string can include the following characters: a through z, A through Z, 0 through 9, “-“, or “.”.


Include the MAC address from the client PDU in the local username.


Include the agent remote identifier (ARI) in the local username.

Required Privilege Level


Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.2R1.