Hi, Radius is a AAA protocol (Authorization, Aurhentication and Accounting) you can use rhe three methods or only one of them.
Authentication can be done by usong a Freeradius Server, aitvorization will give a userr profile with certain privileges for example In a network connection, and accounting (user connection details) can be registered In a MySQL database if needed. Check for guodes con how to install and use Freeradiua on CentOS. Regards, El miércoles, 14 de febrero de 2018, hw <h...@gc-24.de> escribió: > > Hi, > > I´m trying to figure out how to practically use RADIUS to authenticate > users. > > So far, I have only found documentation explaining that the idea is that > users somehow magically need to authenticate against a RADIUS server via > a device like a switch or a wireless access point before they are given or > being denied access to a network. I understand that I have to refer to > the documentation of the switch or access point to figure out how to set > up RADIUS authentication with the particular device. > > But how is this achieved in practice? Let´s say I have a couple laptops > and > a couple phones and a couple computers which connect either to a switch or > to > a wireless access point. Both the switch and the access point support > RADIUS, > and I would set them up to talk to the RADIUS server and require every > device > that wants to connect to the network through them to authenticate first. > I also > have a couple thin clients and a couple computers which use PXE-boot, and > the > users of those would have to provide authentication before the machines > could > even boot. > > Then what? How do I make it so that the users are actually able to > authenticate? > > Is there any documentation about this? Or am I not supposed to use RADIUS > but > something else? > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS@centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > -- *Javier Romero* *E-mail: xavi...@gmail.com <xavi...@gmail.com>* *Skype: xavinux* _______________________________________________ CentOS mailing list CentOS@centos.org https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos