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Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) is a networking protocol that provides centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) management for computers to connect and use a network service. Because of the broad support and the ubiquitous nature of the RADIUS protocol it is often used by ISPs and enterprises to manage access to the Internet or internal networks, wireless networks, and integrated e-mail services. These networks may incorporate modems, DSL, access points, VPNs, network ports, web servers, etc.

RADIUS is a client/server protocol that runs in the application layer, using UDP as transport. The Remote Access Server, the Virtual Private Network server, the Network switch with port-based authentication, and the Network Access Server, are all gateways that control access to the network, and all have a RADIUS client component that communicates with the RADIUS server. The RADIUS server is usually a background process running on a UNIX or Windows NT machine. RADIUS serves three functions:

  • to authenticate users or devices before granting them access to a network,
  • to authorize those users or devices for certain network services and
  • to account for usage of those services.

Infradata has years of experience and a great amount of expertise in integrating RADIUS solutions in big and complex networks. With the highest partner statusses with Juniper Networks, Infradata is able to offer you the best conditions to create a highly efficient solution for your network.

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