Use of Status-Server Packets in the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Protocol (RFC5997)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Aug-31
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
This document specifies a deployed extension to the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) protocol, enabling clients to query the status of a RADIUS server. While the Status- Server (12) Code was defined as experimental in [RFC2865], Section 3, details of the operation and potential uses of the Code were not provided.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. DeKok Request for Comments: 5997 FreeRADIUS Updates: 2866 August 2010 Category: Informational ISSN: 2070-1721
Use of Status-Server Packets in the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Protocol
This document describes a deployed extension to the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) protocol, enabling clients to query the status of a RADIUS server. This extension utilizes the Status-Server (12) Code, which was reserved for experimental use in RFC 2865.
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RFC 5997 Status-Server Practices August 2010
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