Configure RADIUS Servers in Discover

You can configure RADIUS servers that you can apply to any feature that uses RADIUS authentication. You can define multiple RADIUS servers at a location. RADIUS servers defined at a specific location are visible to all sub-location folders.

You can use RADIUS servers for these features:

  • Security mode is WPA2 or WPA/WPA2 mixed mode with 802.1x selected
  • Secondary authentication that uses RADIUS MAC authentication
  • Captive Portal configured as External Splash Page with RADIUS Authentication

The WatchGuard AuthPoint authentication service is currently not supported with RADIUS authentication in Wi-Fi Cloud.

To configure a RADIUS server in Discover:

  1. Open Discover.
  2. Open the Navigator, and select the location where you want to create the RADIUS server.
  3. Select Configure > WiFi.
  4. Select the RADIUS tab.
  5. Click Add RADIUS Server.

Screen shot of the RADIUS server configuration in Discover

  1. Configure these settings:
  • RADIUS Server Name — Descriptive name for the RADIUS server.
  • IP Address/FQDN — IP address or FQDN of the RADIUS server.
  • Authentication Port — Port number on which the RADIUS server listens for authentication requests. The default is 1812.
  • Accounting Port — Port number on which the RADIUS server listens for accounting requests. The default is 1813.
  • Shared Secret — Shared secret for the RADIUS server.
  1. Click Save.