Manual Reference Pages - BASIC_RADIUS_AUTH (8)
basic_radius_auth - Squid RADIUS authentication helper
basic_radius_auth allows Squid to connect to a RADIUS server to
validate the user name and password of Basic HTTP authentication.
Specifies the path to a configuration file. See the CONFIGURATION section
for details on the file content.
Alternative method of specifying the server to connect to
Specify another server port where the RADIUS server listens for requests
if different from the default RADIUS port. Normally not specified.
Unique identifier identifying this Squid proxy to the RADIUS server.
If not specified the IP address is used to identify the proxy.
Alternative method of specifying the shared secret. Using the
-f option with a configuration file is generally more secure and recommended.
RADIUS request timeout. Default is 10 seconds.
The configuration specifies how the helper connects to RADIUS.
The file contains a list of directives (one per line). Lines
beginning with a
# are ignored.
specifies the name or address of the RADIUS server to connect to.
specifies the shared RADIUS secret.
specifies what name the proxy should use to identify itself to the RADIUS server.
This directive is optional.
Specifies the port number or service name where the helper should connect.
Specifies the RADIUS request timeout.
This program is written by
With contributions from many others.
This manual was written by
* Copyright (C) 1996-2016 The Squid Software Foundation and contributors
* Squid software is distributed under GPLv2+ license and includes
* contributions from numerous individuals and organizations.
* Please see the COPYING and CONTRIBUTORS files for details.
This program and documentation is copyright to the authors named above.
Distributed under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL) version 2 or later (GPLv2+).
Questions on the usage of this program can be sent to the
Squid Users mailing list
Or contact your favorite RADIUS list/friend if the question is more related to
RADIUS than Squid.
Bug reports need to be made in English.
See http://wiki.squid-cache.org/SquidFaq/BugReporting for details of what you need to include with your bug report.
Report bugs or bug fixes using http://bugs.squid-cache.org/
Report serious security bugs to
Squid Bugs <email@example.com>
Report ideas for new improvements to the
Squid Developers mailing list
RFC2058 - Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
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