Remote RADIUS Server Settings
In this dialog you specify the settings of a remote RADIUS
server to which ClearBox can forward authentication and/or
RADIUS Server ID. This is an arbitrary name given to the
server at its creation and uniquely identifying it. No two remote
servers may have equal IDs.
Server IP address. IP address of the remote server
uniquely identifying it in the network. Click From DNS Name
to resolve it from DNS server name.
Shared secret. The secret that this server shares with
ClearBox Server. The secret should be chosen as a good password as
it used to encrypt passwords and protect packets from being
IMPORTANT: Secrets are case-sensitive: upper- and lowercase
letters make a difference!
Use another secret for accounting. Check this option on
and input another secret in the Accounting shared secret box
if you need to maintain two distinct secrets to protect
authentication and accounting client-server conversations.
Authentication server port. UDP port number on which the
remote RADIUS listens to authentication requests.
Accounting server port. UDP port number on which the
remote RADIUS server listens to accounting requests.
Forwarding retries. If ClearBox has issued a request to a
remote server and doesn't receive a response within Wait for
response before retrying time span, then it retries several
times specified by this parameter until all attempts are exhausted.
If this parameter is zero, then ClearBox tries only once for each
Maximum forwarding retries. If some realm is configured
to forward a request to several remote servers, then ClearBox tries
them in order. If it failed to receive a response from the remote
server this number of times it switches to the next server in the
Apply Changes. Click this button after you have added new
remote server or made changes to its settings.
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