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Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) (RFC2058)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002609D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Rigney: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This document describes a protocol for carrying authentication, authorization, and configuration information between a Network Access Server which desires to authenticate its links and a shared Authentication Server.

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Network Working Group C. Rigney

Request for Comments: 2058 Livingston

Category: Standards Track A. Rubens

Merit

W. Simpson

Daydreamer

S. Willens

Livingston

January 1997

Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

This document describes a protocol for carrying authentication,

authorization, and configuration information between a Network Access

Server which desires to authenticate its links and a shared

Authentication Server.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction .......................................... 3

1.1 Specification of Requirements ................... 4

1.2 Terminology ..................................... 4

2. Operation ............................................. 5

2.1 Challenge/Response .............................. 6

2.2 Interoperation with PAP and CHAP ................ 7

2.3 Why UDP? ........................................ 8

3. Packet Format ......................................... 9

4. Packet Types .......................................... 12

4.1 Access-Request .................................. 12

4.2 Access-Accept ................................... 14

4.3 Access-Reject ................................... 15

4.4 Access-Challenge ................................ 16

5. Attributes ............................................ 17

5.1 User-Name ....................................... 20

5.2 User-Password ................................... 21

5.3 CHAP-Password ................................... 22

5.4 NAS-IP-Address .................................. 23

5.5 NAS-Port ........................................ 24

5.6 Service-Type .................................... 25

5.7 Framed-Protocol ................................. 27

5.8 Framed-IP-Address ............................... 28

5.9 Framed-IP-Netmask ............................... 29

5.10 Framed-Routing ....................................