Testing Freeradius of Pfsense

FreeRADIUS offers an easy to use command line tool to check if the server is running and listening to incoming requests. Aninterface, a NAS/Client and a user must all be configured:

  • Add a User with the following configuration:Username: testuser
    Password: testpassword
  • Add a Client/NAS with the following configuration:IP-Address: 127.0.0.1
    Shared Secret: testing123
  • Add an interface with the following configuration:IP-Address: 127.0.0.1
    Interface-Type: Auth
    Port: 1812
  • SSH to the pfSense firewall and type in the following on the command line while FreeRADIUS is running (check before in System Log):
    radtest testuser testpassword 127.0.0.1:1812 0 testing123

The following output should appear if everything was setup correctly: Continue reading “Testing Freeradius of Pfsense” »

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