A fast paced hands-on introduction to RADIUS. Moves from installation and configuration through to packet analysis and accounting. Practical exercises are spread throughout the course to maintain student interest.
Anyone who will be working with RADIUS.
Knowledge of the TCP/IP protocols would be advantageous.
AAA services, Authentication, Authorisation, Accounting, local AAA services, remote AAA services, What is RADIUS? RADIUS as a protocol, RADIUS as an architecture, RADIUS as a standard.
RADIUS platforms, RADIUS servers, client
server communications, services, daemons.
Hands on Installing RADIUS and testing with NTRadPing.
Configuring clients on the server, shared secrets,
usernames and passwords. IP address pools.
Hands on Configuring a server and testing with NTRadPing.
Example clients, client configuration steps,
enabling RADIUS, pointing clients to the server,
shared secrets, example Cisco authentication,
example Cisco authorization.
Hands on Configuring clients for RADIUS.
RADIUS architecture, RADIUS and
authentication, PPP, PAP, CHAP, RADIUS
SUCCESS, RADIUS FAILURE, the RADIUS
protocol stack, the RADIUS protocol, the
RADIUS header, RADIUS codes, RADIUS
attributes, ACCESS-REQUEST example,
ACCESS-ACCECPT example, CHAP example,
proprietary attributes, using unassigned type
codes, RADIUS attribute 26, Cisco specific
Hands on Analysing RADIUS packets, configuring PPP CHAP to work with RADIUS.
Simplified operation, Accounting codes,
Accounting attributes, client and server
configuration for accounting.
Hands on Configuring RADIUS accounting.
Traditional architecture, multiple RADIUS
servers for resilience, Proxy RADIUS servers,
Realms, RADIUS in VPNs, RADIUS with 802.1x.
Hands on Using multiple RADIUS servers, Proxies.
General problem solving, basic tools, RADIUS
troubleshooting, Common configuration errors,
log files, RADIUS design and performance.
Hands on Fixing RADIUS problems.
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.