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Ubuntu radius server

Discussion in 'Linux / Unix Discussion' started by jackd, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. jackd

    jackd Megabyte Poster

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    Could anyone point me in the right direction for a guide to setting up a radius server on ubuntu server that i will be able to use with some wireless access points for security.

    Thanks
    Jack
     
  2. simongrahamuk
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    simongrahamuk Hmmmmmmm?

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    A quick Google revealed this Jack. Not sure if its what you're looking for though. 8)
     
  3. ffreeloader

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    Looks like that link Simon pointed to has the main radius packages listed. Here's a list of packages from Debian related radius usage. Most of them should be available in Ubuntu too as they've been around for a while so probably exist in Ubuntu too. You can find better explanations of these packages by using apt-cache show packagename or by looking up the package name in Synaptic and the highlighting it in the top right window. That will cause an explanation of the package to appear in the bottom right window. One caveat to that is that the apt-cache show method will also give you a listing of all dependencies, software conflicts, suggested and recommended packages to include to get more fully functioning install, etc....

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    chillispot - Wireless LAN Access Point Controller
    freeradius - a high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server
    freeradius-dbg - a high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server; debug symbols
    freeradius-dialupadmin - set of PHP scripts for administering a FreeRADIUS server
    freeradius-iodbc - iODBC module for FreeRADIUS server
    freeradius-krb5 - kerberos module for FreeRADIUS server
    freeradius-ldap - LDAP module for FreeRADIUS server
    freeradius-mysql - MySQL module for FreeRADIUS server
    freeradius-postgresql - PostgreSQL module for FreeRADIUS server
    hostapd - user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator
    libapache2-mod-auth-radius - Apache 2.x module for RADIUS authentication
    libauthen-radius-perl - user authentication against radius
    libauthen-simple-radius-perl - Simple RADIUS authentication
    libcrypt-hcesha-perl - Perl extension for one way hash chaining encryption using SHA
    libmpfi-dev - multiple precision floating-point interval computation library
    libpam-radius-auth - The PAM RADIUS authentication module
    libradius1 - /bin/login replacement with RADIUS. Shared lib to used by programs.
    libradius1-dev - /bin/login replacement with RADIUS. Header file and link lib.
    libradiusclient-ng-dev - Enhanced RADIUS client library development files
    libradiusclient-ng2 - Enhanced RADIUS client library
    openser - very fast and configurable SIP proxy
    openser-radius-modules - radius modules for OpenSER
    php-auth - PHP PEAR modules for creating an authentication system
    php-radius - Radius protocol implementation in PHP
    portslave - Terminal server that does PPP and authenticates via RADIUS
    python-pyrad - python module for creating and decoding RADIUS packets
    python-smbpasswd - This module can generate both LANMAN and NT password hashes
    radiusclient1 - /bin/login replacement which uses the RADIUS protocol for authentication.
    radiusd-livingston - Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) server
    ser - Sip Express Router, very fast and configurable SIP proxy
    ser-acc-radius-module - contains the ser acc module, with RADIUS support
    ser-radius-modules - contains the ser RADIUS modules
    xtradius - Free radius server implementation
    yardradius - YARD Radius Auth/Acct Server
    
     
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  4. jackd

    jackd Megabyte Poster

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    Thanks Simon & Freddy i think im going to go with freeradius as mentioned in simons link because i know it can authenticate with mysql.

    Thanks both of you :biggrin

    Jack
     
  5. Bluerinse
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    Good luck Jack, let us know how you get on please :)
     
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