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RADIUS(8)						    InterNetNews Documentation							 RADIUS(8)

radius - nnrpd RADIUS password authenticator SYNOPSIS
radius [-h] [-f config] DESCRIPTION
radius is an nnrpd authenticator, accepting a username and password from nnrpd (given to nnrpd by a reader connection) and attempting to authenticate that username and password against a RADIUS server. See readers.conf(5) for more information on how to configure an nnrpd authenticator. It is useful for a site that already does user authentication via RADIUS and wants to authenticate news reading connections as well. By default, radius reads pathetc/radius.conf for configuration information, but a different configuration file can be specified with -f. See radius.conf(5) for a description of the configuration file. OPTIONS
-f config Read config instead of pathetc/radius.conf for configuration information. -h Print out a usage message and exit. EXAMPLE
The following readers.conf(5) fragment tells nnrpd to authenticate all connections using this authenticator: auth radius { auth: radius default: <FAIL> default-domain: } "" will be appended to the user-supplied identity, and if RADIUS authentication failes, the user will be assigned an identity of "<FAIL>". BUGS
It has been reported that this authenticator doesn't work with Ascend RADIUS servers, but does work with Cistron RADIUS servers. It's also believed to work with Livingston's RADIUS server. Contributions to make it work better with different types of RADIUS servers would be gratefully accepted. This code has not been audited against the RADIUS protocol and may not implement it correctly. HISTORY
The RADIUS authenticator was originally written by Aidan Cully. This documentation was written by Russ Allbery <>. $Id: radius.pod 7664 2007-09-02 12:58:07Z iulius $ SEE ALSO
nnrpd(8), radius.conf(5), readers.conf(5) RFC 2865, Remote Authentication Dial In User Service. INN 2.5.3 2009-05-21 RADIUS(8)

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Authen::Simple::RADIUS(3pm)				User Contributed Perl Documentation			       Authen::Simple::RADIUS(3pm)

Authen::Simple::RADIUS - Simple RADIUS authentication SYNOPSIS
use Authen::Simple::RADIUS; my $radius = Authen::Simple::RADIUS->new( host => '', secret => 'secret' ); if ( $radius->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) { # successfull authentication } # or as a mod_perl Authen handler PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache PerlModule Authen::Simple::RADIUS PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleRADIUS_host "" PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleRADIUS_pdc "secret" <Location /protected> PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::RADIUS AuthType Basic AuthName "Protected Area" Require valid-user </Location> DESCRIPTION
RADIUS authentication. METHODS
* new This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid: * host Connection host, can be a hostname or IP address. Defaults to "localhost". host => '' host => '' * port Connection port, default to 1812. port => 1645 * timeout Connection timeout, defaults to 10. timeout => 20 * secret Shared secret. Required. secret => 'mysecret' * log Any object that supports "debug", "info", "error" and "warn". log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::RADIUS') * authenticate( $username, $password ) Returns true on success and false on failure. SEE ALSO
Authen::Simple. Authen::Radius. AUTHOR
Christian Hansen "" COPYRIGHT
This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. perl v5.8.8 2008-03-01 Authen::Simple::RADIUS(3pm)
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