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Enable RADIUS authentication in the Citrix LOM GUI

RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) is a network protocol that allows you to manage remote user authentication, authorization, and auditing.

Configure RADIUS authentication in the LOM GUI

  1. Log on to the LOM GUI.
  2. Navigate to Configuration > Radius.
  3. Select Enable RADIUS.
  4. Specify the port and IP address of the RADIUS server.
  5. Specify the secret (password) for the user to access the RADIUS server.
  6. Click Save.

Configure RADIUS on LOM


RADIUS username and password:

The RADIUS server determines the supported characters and lengths. BMC does not limit or filter any character.

X9 BMC password length support: 1 character minimum, 16 character maximum.

X10 BMC password length: 1 character minimum, 64 character maximum.

RADIUS secret:

BMC valid characters are 0–9, a-z, A-Z,! @, +, -, /,: and _.

X9 BMC secret length support: 1 character minimum, 31 character maximum.

X10 BMC secret length: 1 character minimum, 128 character maximum.

Configure an external computer running Windows or Ubuntu OS to access the LOM using RADIUS’ network protocol

RADIUS is an application that runs on an external computer to access the Citrix LOM. Before you run RADIUS, you need to configure the user account and client information.

Perform the following actions:

  1. Configure a user account in Ubuntu.
  2. Configure client information in Ubuntu.
  3. Start the RADIUS server in Ubuntu.
  4. Add roles in Windows server.
  5. Add an object – Group.
  6. Add an object – User.
  7. Add a network policy.
  8. Add a vendor specific attribute.
  9. Configure a RADIUS client.

For more information, see the documentation for Ubuntu.

Enable RADIUS authentication in the Citrix LOM GUI