Adding a RADIUS directory

Note: Group information can't be synchronized between the Smoothwall and the RADIUS server as per the other supported directory servers. Instead, you must enter the group names into the Smoothwall manually as configured for the Group_Attribute parameter in your RADIUS server.

Prerequisite

Procedure

  1. On the SERVICES menu, under the Authentication submenu, click Directories.
  2. Click Add new directory and from the Tenants list, select the tenants to use this directory service.
  3. From the Type list, select the "RADIUS" option and enter the RADIUS server host name or IP address.
  4. Enter the shared Secret set by the server and reenter the it to Confirm.
  5. From the Action on login failure list:
  6. Enter the Identifying IP address to use to identify the caller connecting to the RADIUS server, if it must be different to the internal IP address of the system.
  7. If the RADIUS server can provide group information (received in the Filter-ID attribute of the RADIUS message), select the Obtain groups from RADIUS option.
  8. Click Advanced »:
  9. Enter a descriptive Comment and click Add.

Follow-up tasks

Note: Group information can't be synchronized between the Smoothwall and the RADIUS server as per the other supported directory servers. Instead, you must manually enter the group names into the Smoothwall as configured for the Group_Attribute parameter in your RADIUS server. Refer to your RADIUS documentation.

Read more

About a RADIUS connection

Things you can do here

Adding a RADIUS Accounting directory

Mapping directory groups to local Smoothwall Filter and Firewall groups

Page reference details

Add new / Edit directory

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