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CLI Reference

config user radius

Use this command to configure a connection to a RADIUS server that can authenticate administrator or user logins.

Basic steps:
  1. Create a RADIUS authentication server configuration.
  2. Select the RADIUS server configuration when you add administrator users or user groups.

Before you begin:

  • You must know the IP address, port, authentication protocol, and shared secret used to access the RADIUS server.
  • You must have read-write permission for system settings.

Syntax

config user radius

edit <name>

set auth-type {chap|ms_chap|ms_chapv2|pap}

set port <integer>

set secret <passwd>

set server <string>

set timeout <string>

set vdom <datasource>

next

end

 

auth-type

  • chap—Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol.
  • ms_chap—Microsoft version of CHAP.
  • ms_chapv2—Microsoft version of CHAP, version 2.
  • pap—Password authentication protocol.

port

Port number for the server. The commonly used port for RADIUS is 1812.

secret

Shared secret string used when connecting to the server.

server

IP address for the server.

timeoutr

Remote Authentication Timeout (seconds)

vdom

Reserved for future use.

config user radius

Use this command to configure a connection to a RADIUS server that can authenticate administrator or user logins.

Basic steps:
  1. Create a RADIUS authentication server configuration.
  2. Select the RADIUS server configuration when you add administrator users or user groups.

Before you begin:

  • You must know the IP address, port, authentication protocol, and shared secret used to access the RADIUS server.
  • You must have read-write permission for system settings.

Syntax

config user radius

edit <name>

set auth-type {chap|ms_chap|ms_chapv2|pap}

set port <integer>

set secret <passwd>

set server <string>

set timeout <string>

set vdom <datasource>

next

end

 

auth-type

  • chap—Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol.
  • ms_chap—Microsoft version of CHAP.
  • ms_chapv2—Microsoft version of CHAP, version 2.
  • pap—Password authentication protocol.

port

Port number for the server. The commonly used port for RADIUS is 1812.

secret

Shared secret string used when connecting to the server.

server

IP address for the server.

timeoutr

Remote Authentication Timeout (seconds)

vdom

Reserved for future use.