Installing RADIUS Client
aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Jul 5 08:00:19 CEST 2019
On Jul 4, 2019, at 9:27 PM, Simon Chamlian <simon.chamlian at mpbc.ca> wrote:
> After reading the ‘FreeRADIUS-Technical-Guide.pdf’, I have a very good idea
> on how to install the RADIUS Server.
> Nevertheless, unless I missed something, I couldn’t find any instructions
> on how to install the RADIUS client (aka Network Access Server, or NAS).
The NAS documentation says how to do that. We don't document *other* peoples software.
> My NAS is a Linux box and I am trying to implement centralized
> username/password scheme (not use the local /etc/passwd or /etc/group
Linux has PAM support, and there is a PAM RADIUS module. But, it only does user / password checks. You will need something else to get UID / GID / whatever.
To be honest, RADIUS isn't the solution here. Just put everything into LDAP.
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