FreeRADIUS

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Installation

USE flags

USE flags for net-dialup/freeradius Highly configurable free RADIUS server

debug Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
firebird Add support for the Firebird relational database
iodbc Add support for iODBC library
kerberos Add kerberos support
ldap Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
libressl Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
memcached Include dev-libs/libmemcached in caching drivers
mysql Add mySQL Database support
odbc Add ODBC Support (Open DataBase Connectivity)
oracle Enable Oracle Database support
pam Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
pcap Build the RADIUS sniffer which requires net-libs/libpcap.
postgres Add support for the postgresql database
python Add optional support/bindings for the Python language
readline Enable support for libreadline, a GNU line-editing library that almost everyone wants
redis Include support for Redis database
rest Include support for sending and receiving HTTP requests
samba Add support for SAMBA (Windows File and Printer sharing)
sqlite Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
ssl Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)

Emerge

Install FreeRADIUS:

root #emerge --ask net-dialup/freeradius

Start FreeRADIUS:

root #rc-service radiusd start

Add FreeRADIUS to the default runlevel:

root #rc-update add radiusd default

Configuration

Configuration files are located in /etc/raddb/ directory.

For general configuration visit the Basic configuration HOWTO.

Further hints are listed in the FreeRADIUS HOWTO wiki page.

Troubleshooting

FreeRADIUS general Troubleshooting guide

See also

  • Tac plus — a Cisco Systems proprietary protocol which provides access control

External resources