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Configuring the RADIUS client

To configure RADIUS authentication using FortiAuthenticator, the FortiGate must be configured as a RADIUS client.

To configure the RADIUS client settings:
  1. Go to Authentication > RADIUS Service > Clients, and click Create New.
  2. Set the following:
    1. Name: Enter a name for the RADIUS client, for example: FGT-LAB.
    2. Client address: Select IP/Hostname, and enter your RADIUS client's IP or hostname, for example: fgt.wl-cse.net.
    3. Secret: Enter a shared secret. This will also be used to configure RADIUS settings on FortiGate.
    4. (Optional) Accept RADIUS accounting messages for usage enforcement: Enabled.
    5. (Optional) Support RADIUS Disconnect messagesEnabled.
  3. Click OK.

Configuring the RADIUS client

To configure RADIUS authentication using FortiAuthenticator, the FortiGate must be configured as a RADIUS client.

To configure the RADIUS client settings:
  1. Go to Authentication > RADIUS Service > Clients, and click Create New.
  2. Set the following:
    1. Name: Enter a name for the RADIUS client, for example: FGT-LAB.
    2. Client address: Select IP/Hostname, and enter your RADIUS client's IP or hostname, for example: fgt.wl-cse.net.
    3. Secret: Enter a shared secret. This will also be used to configure RADIUS settings on FortiGate.
    4. (Optional) Accept RADIUS accounting messages for usage enforcement: Enabled.
    5. (Optional) Support RADIUS Disconnect messagesEnabled.
  3. Click OK.