Last Updated on September 16, 2023
FreeRADIUS is a modular, high performance free RADIUS suite.
This software allows authentication and authorization for a network to be centralized, and minimizes the number of changes that have to be done when adding or deleting new users to a network.
FreeRADIUS can authenticate users on systems such as 802.1x (WiFi), dialup, PPPoE, VPN’s, VoIP, and many others.
- Many vendor-specific attributes.
- Supports all common authentication protocols.
- Authentication on system passwd, SQL, Kerberos, LDAP, users file, or PAM.
- PHP-based web user administration tool.
- Request proxying with fail-over and load balancing.
- Accesses many types of back-end databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Microsoft Active Directory, OpenLDAP, and many more.
- Different classes of Authentication requests can trigger access of different Authentication and Authorization databases.
- Virtual servers.
- IPv6 support.
- Proxying and replicating requests by any criteria.
- VMPS support.
- Limited support for HUP.
- Server core is event based.
- Simple policy language.
- Multiple default configurations.
- Access-based huntgroups.
- Caching of all config files in memory.
- Regexp matching in string attributes.
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