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
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.
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