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Manual Reference Pages  -  SQUID_RADIUS_AUTH (8)

NAME

squid_radius_auth - Squid RADIUS authentication helper

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Configuration
Author
Questions
Reporting Bugs

SYNOPSIS

squid_radius_auth -f configfile
squid_radius_auth -h "server" [-p port] [-i identifier] -w secret

DESCRIPTION

This helper allows Squid to connect to a RADIUS server to validate the user name and password of Basic HTTP authentication.
-f configfile
  Specifies the path to a configuration file. See the CONFIGURATION section for details.
-h server
  Alternative method of specifying the server to connect to
-p port
  Specify another server port where the RADIUS server listens for requests if different from the default RADIUS port. Normally not specified.
-i identifier
  Unique identifier identifying this Squid proxy to the RADIUS server. If not specified the IP address is used as to identify the proxy.
-w secret
  Alternative method of specifying the shared secret. Using the configuration file is generally more secure and recommended.
-t timeout
  RADIUS request timeout. Default 10 seconds.

CONFIGURATION

The configuration specifies how the helper connects to RADIUS. The file contains a list of directives (one per line). Lines beginning with a # is ignored.
server radiusserver
  specifies the name or address of the RADIUS server to connect to.
secret somesecretstring
  specifies the shared RADIUS secret.
identifier nameofserver
  specifies what the proxy should identify itsels as to the RADIUS server. This directive is optional.
port portnumber
  Specifies the port number or service name where the helper should connect.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org>

squid_radius_auth is written by Marc van Selm <selm@cistron.nl> with contributions from Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org> and many others

QUESTIONS

Any questions on usage can be sent to Squid Users <squid-users@squid-cache.org>, or to your favorite RADIUS list/friend if the question is more related to RADIUS than Squid.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs or bug-fixes to Squid Bugs <squid-bugs@squid-cache.org> or ideas for new improvements to Squid Developers <squid-dev@squid-cache.org>

SEE ALSO

RFC2058 - Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)
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Squid RADIUS Auth SQUID_RADIUS_AUTH (8) 7 August 2004

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