clients - RADIUS clients file
The clients file resides in the radius database directory, by default
/etc/raddb. It contains a list of RADIUS clients. Every line starting
with a hash sign (’#’) is treated as comment and ignored.
Each line of the file contains two white-space delimited fields.
The RADIUS clients hostname This may be a plain hostname, or a
dotted-quad IP address.
secret This is the so-called "shared secret" that is held between a
RADIUS server and client. It is used to encrypt passwords in
RADIUS packets, and also for authentication. You need to
configure the same secret on the client (terminal server) as in
The clients file is read by radiusd on startup only.
15 September 1997