Device > Server Profiles > RADIUS
to configure settings for the Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) servers that authentication profiles reference (see Device > Authentication Profile). You can use RADIUS to authenticate end users who access your network resources (through GlobalProtect or Captive Portal), to authenticate administrators defined locally on the firewall or Panorama, and to authenticate and authorize administrators defined externally on the RADIUS server.
RADIUS Server Settings
Enter a name to identify the server profile (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Select the scope in which the profile is available. In the context of a firewall that has more than one virtual system (vsys), select a vsys or select
Shared(all virtual systems). In any other context, you can’t select the
Location; its value is predefined as Shared (
firewalls) or as Panorama. After you save the profile, you can’t change its
Administrator Use Only
Select this option to specify that only administrator accounts can use the profile for authentication. For firewalls that have multiple virtual systems, this option appears only if the
Enter an interval in seconds after which an authentication request times out (range is 1–120, default is 3).
If you use the RADIUS server profile to integrate the firewall with an MFA service, enter an interval that gives users enough time to respond to the authentication challenge. For example, if the MFA service prompts for a one-time password (OTP), users need time to see the OTP on their endpoint device and then enter the OTP in the MFA login page.
Authentication Protocolthat the firewall uses to secure a connection to the RADIUS server:
Allow users to change passwords after expiry
(PEAP-MSCHAPv2 with GlobalProtect 4.1 or later) Select this option to allow GlobalProtect users to change expired passwords.
Make Outer Identity Anonymous
(PEAP-MSCHAPv2, PEAP with GTC, or EAP-TTLS with PAP) This option is enabled by default to anonymize the user’s identity in the outer tunnel that the firewall creates after authenticating with the server.
Some RADIUS server configurations may not support anonymous outer IDs, and you may need to clear the option. When cleared, usernames are transmitted in cleartext.
(PEAP-MSCHAPv2, PEAP with GTC, or EAP-TTLS with PAP) Select or configure a Certificate Profile to associate with the RADIUS server profile. The firewall uses the Certificate Profile to authenticate with the RADIUS server.
Specify the number of times to retry after a timeout (range is 1–5, default is 3).
Configure information for each server in the preferred order.
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