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Enabling RADIUS

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The Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) can be enabled for VidyoPortal, VidyoRouter, and VidyoGateway servers. This configuration is optional and you do not have to install it unless you plan on using RADIUS.

To enable RADIUS:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter 19 to access the User Maintenance menu.

  3. Enter D to select the RADIUS Authentication option.

  4. Enter y for the change settings prompt.

  5. Enter y for the confirm enable radius prompt.

    Enabling_RADIUS_1.png

  6. Enter the IP or FQDN of the RADIUS server or leave blank to cancel.

  7. Enter the preshared key for the RADIUS server.

  8. Enter the IP or FQDN for additional RADIUS servers or leave blank to finish.

    A maximum of 10 RADIUS servers are supported.



  9. Enter the preshared key for the additional RADIUS server.

  10. Enter the IP or FQDN for additional RADIUS server or leave blank to finish.

    In the following screenshot, two RADIUS servers were configured causing this prompt to display. This prompt will only display if two or more RADIUS servers are being configured. If you do not have additional RADIUS servers to configure, leave blank to finish.



    RADIUS is enabled.

  11. Press any key on your keyboard to return to the User Maintenance menu.

    Enabling_RADIUS_2.png

You should always review the new RADIUS-enabled account for accuracy.

You should always review your RADIUS server configurations for accuracy.

To view the current RADIUS configuration:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter D to select the RADIUS Authentication option.

    The RADIUS server configurations display.

  3. Enter n for the change settings prompt if the configuration does not need to be modified.

    Enter y for the change settings prompt if the configuration needs to be modified, and proceed to step 4 in Modifying the RADIUS Configuration.



    Viewing_the_Current_RADIUS_Configuration_1.png

To view a RADIUS-enabled account:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter 19 to access the User Maintenance menu.

  3. Enter C to select the Show User(s) option.

    A list of current users in the system displays. If the new user is set up incorrectly, then proceed to the Removing a RADIUS-Enabled Account section.

    Viewing_a_RADIUS-Enabled_Account.png

  4. Press any key on your keyboard to return to the User Maintenance menu.

To modify the RADIUS configuration:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter D to select the RADIUS Authentication option.

    The RADIUS server configurations display.

  3. Enter y for the change settings prompt if the configuration needs to be modified.

    If you enter y for the change settings prompt, then all RADIUS server configurations will need to be re-entered.



  4. Re-enter the IP or FQDN of the RADIUS server or leave blank to cancel.

  5. Re-enter the preshared key for the RADIUS server.

  6. Re-enter the IP or FQDN for additional RADIUS servers or leave blank to finish.

    A maximum of 10 RADIUS servers are supported.



  7. Re-enter the preshared key for the additional RADIUS server.

  8. Re-enter the IP or FQDN for any additional RADIUS server or leave blank to finish.

    In the following screenshot, two RADIUS servers were configured causing this prompt to display. This prompt will only display if two or more RADIUS servers are being configured. If you do not have additional RADIUS servers to configure, leave blank to finish.



    RADIUS is enabled.

  9. Press any key on your keyboard to return to the User Maintenance menu.

To create a RADIUS-enabled account:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter A for Advanced Options.

  3. Enter a unique username.

    The username must match your RADIUS User ID.

  4. Enter y for the confirm changes prompt.

  5. Enter y for the user to be authenticated via RADIUS prompt.

    Enter n if you do not want the user to be authenticated via RADIUS, and proceed to Creating a Local System Console Account.


    Creating_a_RADIUS-Enabled_Account_1.png

To disable RADIUS authentication:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter 19 to access the User Maintenance menu.

  3. Enter D to select the RADIUS Authentication option.

    Details about the RADIUS server display.

  4. Enter y for the change settings prompt.

  5. Enter n for the leave RADIUS enabled prompt.

    RADIUS is disabled.

  6. Press any key on your keyboard to return to the User Maintenance menu.

    Disabling_RADIUS_Authentication_1.png

To remove a RADIUS-enabled account:

  1. Log in to the System Console.

    Press the Enter key after each prompt.



  2. Enter B to select the Remove User option.

  3. Enter the username to be removed.

  4. Enter y for the confirm changes prompt.

    Removing_a_RADIUS-Enabled_Account_1.png
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