Configuring RADIUS

You can configure a total of 256 RADIUS servers.

Before You Begin

Verify the RADIUS dictionary files (dictionary, dictionary.dialogic, and dictionary.cantata have been moved to the RADIUS installation folder. The files are located in the following directory: /opt/dialogic/common/radius.

 

 

Task Summary

  1. Configuring a RADIUS Authentication Server
  2. Configuring a RADIUS Accounting Server
  3. Configuring a RADIUS Client

 

Configuring a RADIUS Authentication Server (Optional)

The IMG only verifies if authentication is accepted or rejected by the RADIUS Server; it does not act on any other information returned by the server.

 

  1. Right-click External Network Elements and select New Radius Servers.

    SC_Tree_Radius_Servers.png
     

  2. Right-click Radius Servers and select New Radius Server.

    SC_Tree_Radius_Server.png


    The
    Radius Server pane appears.
     

  3. The following fields are automatically populated:

Radius ID - the next number in sequence

Radius Server Type - Authentication

The Radius Server Port field is automatically populated with 1812.

 

  1. Enter the IP address of the Radius Server in the Radius Server IP Address field.

  2. Enter the User Name and Password as configured on the Radius Server in the Radius Server UserName and Radius Server Password fields.

  3. Select the desired Authentication Type in the Radius Server Authentication Type field.

  4. Enter the Radius Server Secret configured on the Radius Server in the Radius Server Server Secret field.

    See the Radius Server pane reference for field details.
     

 

Configuring a RADIUS Accounting Server

 

  1. Right-click External Network Elements and select New Radius Servers.

    SC_Tree_Radius_Servers.png
     

  2. Right-click Radius Servers and select New Radius Server.

    SC_Tree_Radius_Server.png

    The
    Radius Server pane appears.
     

  3. The following fields are automatically populated:

    Radius Server ID
    - the next number in sequence
     

  4. Select Accounting in the Radius Server Type field.
     

  5. In the Radius Server IP Address field, enter the IP address of the Radius Server.

    The Radius Server Port field is automatically populated with 1813. 

    The following fields do not apply for an Accounting Server:
    Radius Server UserName
    Radius Server Password
    Radius Server Authentication Type
    Radius Server Secret

    See the Radius Server pane reference for field details.
     

 

Configuring a RADIUS Client

  1. Right-click the desired Physical IMG and select New Radius Client.

    SC_Tree_Radius_Client.png


    The Radius Client pane appears.

  2. The following fields are automatically populated. Change any default values, if required.

    Radius Client Network Interface - IP Address of the Physical Server
    Authentication Port - 1812
    Accounting Port - 1813
    Primary Authentication Server - First Authentication Server Configured
    Primary Accounting Server - First Accounting Server Configured
     

  3. Select a Secondary Authentication Server from the Secondary Authentication Server field, if required.

  4. Select a Secondary Accounting Server from the Secondary Accounting Server field, if required.

  5. To enable RADIUS Client Debug Mode, select On in the RADIUS Client Debug Mode field. When Debug Mode is On, calls will be completed whether the RADIUS server is active or not. The IMG will not require authentication from the RADIUS server to complete a call and no billing information will be logged.

    See the Radius Client pane reference for field details.