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How to Configure Internal RADIUS Server in DrayTek Routers?
Posted by Edward Eroy on 14 March 2017 05:05 PM

This application note will describe how to configure the Internal RADIUS Server in DrayTek Vigor routers. This feature is available in Vigor2860, & Vigor2925 routers.

In the example, we will use RADIUS to authenticate Wi-Fi users through an external Wi-Fi Access Point to the protected network.

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Step 1

First create a user profiles in “User Management >> User Profile”. We will create two users: user 1 and samsung.

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Select the next available profiles and enter the user details in each profile.

For each user profile enter the username and password (“user” and password) then select “Internal RADIUS”

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Step 2

Go to Applications>>RADIUS/TACACS+ configuration menu.

Enable “Internal RADIUS” then apply “Share Secret and the IP Address / subnet of the Access Point”

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Then select Method “PAP/CHAP/MS-CHAP/MS-CHAPv2”, tick “Support 802.1x Method” and select the Authentication List users.

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Step 3 – Configure Access Point

In the Access Point Enable Wireless LAN and enter the required SSID.

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Go to Wireless LAN (2.4GHZ)>>Security Settings configuration menu

Select the mode: Mixed(WPA+WAP2)/802.1x

Click on RADIUS Server to configure RADIUS options.

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For the RADIUS server settings, enter the IP Address of the RADIUS server, Port number and shared secret.

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To check the authentication is successful, go to “Diagnostics >> Authentication Information” menu.

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