Setup Checklist for a New Deployment with a RADIUS Client

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Apr 14, 2017Last modified by Joyce Cohen on Oct 31, 2017
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Use this checklist if you are setting up Cloud Authentication Service deployment for the first time and want to enable at least one RADIUS client.


In the Cloud Administration Console, the dashboard walks you through the required configuration after you select RADIUS Clients: Configure authentication for RADIUS clients such as VPNs. The following table lists the required high-level steps.


If an identity router is already set up for your deployment and you want to add a RADIUS client, see Deploying RADIUS for the Cloud Authentication Service.


High-Level TaskReference
1. Complete steps to plan your deployment.

RSA SecurID Access Cloud Authentication Service Planning Guide

2. Configure your Company ID.Configure Company Information and Certificates

3. Use the dashboard in the Cloud Administration Console to progress through the configuration steps:

  • Install and configure the identity router.
  • Enable RADIUS for the cluster.
  • Connect your LDAP directory server to your deployment.
  • Set up access policies to control user access to the RADIUS client.
  • Add a RADIUS client to the Cloud Authentication Service.

Identity Router

Deploying an Identity Router

RADIUS for the Cloud Authentication Service Overview

Enable RADIUS on Identity Routers in a Cluster

Add an Identity Source for the Cloud Authentication Service

Access Policies

Add an Access Policy

Deploying RADIUS for the Cloud Authentication Service

4. Confirm the authentication methods within each assurance level.

Assurance Levels

Configure Assurance Levels

5. (Optional) To use SecurID Token as an authentication method, you must configure the Cloud Authentication Service to connect to RSA Authentication Manager.Integrating RSA Authentication Manager with the Cloud Authentication Service 
6. Roll out the product to end users, instructing users to download the app and test authentication.RSA SecurID Access Rollout to Users






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