Remote Access Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) is a networking protocol providing authentication, authorization, and accounting. The CloudGen Firewall can use RADIUS authentication for IPsec, client-to-site, and SSL VPN.
Configure RADIUS Authentication
Integrate the firewall with a RADIUS server and configure RADIUS for external authentication.
- Go to USERS > External Authentication.
- Click the RADIUS tab.
- Select Enable RADIUS Authentication to enable integration with RADIUS.
- Enter the Server Address and Server Port (default: 1812) of your RADIUS server.
- In the Server Key field, enter the pre-shared secret to authorize requests (no backslashes allowed).
- In the Group Attribute field, adjust the name of the attribute field on the RADIUS server if required (default:
- If your RADIUS server requires NAS credentials to be set, enter the NAS identifier (NAS ID), the NAS IP Address, and the NAS IP Port.
- Select the authentication scheme if group information should be retrieved from a different scheme.
- Click Save.
RADIUS authentication is now configured and can be used for IPsec, client-to-site, and SSL VPN.