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How to Configure a RADIUS/EAP Server for Wi-Fi authentication

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For large network environments, you can configure a RADIUS and EAP server to handle user authentication.

Configure RADIUS/EAP Wi-Fi Authentication

  1. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box > Virtual Servers > your virtual server > Assigned Services > Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi AP Configuration.
  2. In the left menu, select Radius/EAP.
  3. Click Lock.
  4. In the Primary RADIUS Server section, you can edit the following settings for the primary RADIUS server:

    SettingDescription
    NAS-IP AddressThe service IP address of the Wi-Fi access point.
    Other NAS-IPThe alternative service IP address of the Wi-Fi access point.
    NAS-IdentifierThe NAS identifier string for RADIUS messages. For example, the fully qualified domain name.
    Authentication Server IPThe IP address of the RADIUS authentication server.
    Authentication PortThe port address of the RADIUS authentication server.
    Authentication PasswordThe authentication password of the RADIUS authentication server. The password can consist of small and capital characters, numbers, and non alpha-numeric symbols, except the hash sign (#).
    Use AccountingEnables RADIUS accounting.
    Accounting Server IPThe IP address of the RADIUS accounting server.
    Accounting PortThe IP port of the accounting server.
    Accounting PasswordThe password of the accounting server. The password can consist of small and capital characters, numbers, and non alpha-numeric symbols, except the hash sign (#).
    Accounting Update Interval[s]The time interval in seconds for obtaining accounting updates. You can enter 60 to 600 seconds.
  5. In the RADIUS Fallback Options section, you can edit the following settings for a secondary or fallback RADIUS server:

    SettingDescription
    Primary Retry Interval[s]The interval in seconds for trying to return to using the primary RADIUS server.
    Secondary Radius ServersThe list of secondary or fallback RADIUS servers.
  6. Click Send Changes and Activate.

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