Switch CLI Reference Guide

RADIUS Commands

radius-server host
Command Objective

This command configures the RADIUS client with the parameters (host, timeout, key, retransmit).

Syntax

radius-server host {ipv4-address | host-name} [auth-port <integer(1-65535)>] [acct-port <integer(1-65535)>]

[timeout <1-30>] [retransmit <1-10>] [key <secret-key- string>] [primary]

no radius-server host {ipv4-address | host-name} [primary]

Parameter Description
  • ipv4-address - Configures the IPv4 address of the RADIUS server host.

  • auth-port <integer(1-65535)> - Configures a specific UDP (User Datagram Protocol) destination port on this RADIUS server to be used solely for the authentication requests. The value of the auth port ranges between 1 and 65535.

  • acct-port <integer(1-65535)> - Configures a specific UDP destination port on this RADIUS to be solely used for accounting requests. The value of the auth port ranges between 1 and 65535.

  • timeout <1-30> - Configures the time period in seconds for which a client waits for a response from the server before re-ransmitting the request. The value of the time out in ranges between 1 to 10 in seconds.

  • retransmit <1-10> - Configures the maximum number of attempts the client undertakes to contact the server. The value number of retransmit attempts ranges between 1 and 10.

  • key <secret-key-string> - Configures the Per-server encryption key which specifies the authentication and encryption key for all RADIUS communications between the authenticator and the RADIUS server. The value of the maximum length of the secret key string is 46.

  • primary - Sets the RADIUS server as the primary server. Only one server can be configured as the primary server. Any existing primary server will be replaced when the command is executed with this option.

ModeGlobal Configuration Mode
show radius server
Command Objective

This command displays RADIUS server Host information which contains, Index, Server address, Shared secret, Radius Server status, Response Time, Maximum Retransmission, Authentication Port and Accounting Port.

Syntax

show radius server [{<ucast_addr> | <string>}]

Parameter Description
  • <ucast_addr> - Displays the related information of the specified unicast address of the RADIUS server host.

ModePrivileged EXEC Mode
show radius statistics
Command Objective

This command displays RADIUS Server Statistics for the data transfer between server and the client from the time of initiation.

Syntax

show radius statistics

ModePrivileged EXEC Mode

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