EdgeRouter - RADIUS User Authentication


Overview


Readers will learn how to implement RADIUS authentication for user logins.

NOTES & REQUIREMENTS:
Applicable to the latest EdgeOS firmware on all EdgeRouter models. Please see the Related Articles below for more information.
 
Device used in this article:

Adding the RADIUS Authentication Method


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CLI: Access the Command Line Interface. You can do this using the CLI button in the GUI or by using a program such as PuTTY.

1. Enter configuration mode.

configure

2. Define the location and settings of the RADIUS authentication server (replace <secret> with your desired passphrase).

set system login radius-server <server-ip> port 1812
set system login radius-server <server-ip> secret <secret>
set system login radius-server <server-ip> timeout 5
NOTE: All remote RADIUS users must also be present as local administrator accounts. The passwords do not have to match however.

3. Commit the changes and save the configuration.

commit ; save

Related Articles


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EdgeRouter - Root User Account

EdgeRouter - User Accounts

Intro to Networking - How to Establish a Connection Using SSH


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