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Cisco & Radius Authentication
Yay... If you have multiple devices from multiple vendors, Radius is a nice way to get them to talk together. This is how I got Radius working with my Cisco router.
1. Install IAS from add/remove programs 2. Launch IAS, create a new "Radius Client". Friendly name can be whatever you want, I chose the name of my router. IP is the device you want to connect to IP address.
Set the shared secret (something good, no less than 6 characters, 16 would be best, no spaces, dashes are ok) 3. Create a "Remote Access Policy".
I use the wizard one, seemed simple enough. For the policy name i just chose what i was connecting to. Ethernet; Group, added a new group in AD called "Network Admins". Chose MD5 (will change later); Finish.
4. Edit your new policy (properties), remove NAS-Port-Type and put in "NAS-IP-Address"; then put in the ip of your device.