000022391 - How to set up RSA SecurID Appliance 1.0 to enable RADIUS authentication

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Article Number000022391
Applies ToRSA SecurID Appliance 1.0
RADIUS
IssueHow to set up RSA SecurID Appliance 1.0 to enable RADIUS authentication
RADIUS not enabled by default in RSA SecurID Appliance 1.0
ResolutionTo enable RADIUS in RSA SecurID Appliance 1.0, follow these steps:

1. Connect to the Appliance console or Advanced options; console mode from a command prompt run this command:

    loadraddb xyzzy c:\ace\data\dictionary  c:\ace\data\securidmapfile

and edit the (windows directory)\system32\drivers\etc\services  file and add this line:

    radius              1812/udp

(NOTE: You may designate other ports for RADIUS, e.g. 1645)

2. Navigate to Start Menu --> Programs ---> RSA ACE/Server --> Configuration Tools --> Configuration Management

3. Check the RADIUS option, making sure the port matches the services file (e.g. 1812)

4. Save changes

5. Start RSA Authentication Manager Host Mode --> Agent host --> Add agent host --> add your RADIUS client --> IP address --> specify communication device and set the encryption key to match the shared secret exactly on the RADIUS client.  Save changes

6. Navigate to Start Menu --> Control Panel --> Advanced Options --> Services --> change RSA RADIUS Daemon to "automatic" then start the service
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