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RADIUS is a protocol for remote user Authorization, Authentication and Accounting. Its primary use is for Internet Service Providers, though it may as well be used on any network that needs a centralised authentication and/or accounting service for its workstations.
The protocol originally was designed by the well known terminal server manufacturer Livingston for use with their Portmaster series of terminal servers. Since then it has been implemented by hundreds other vendors and has a become an Internet Standard RFC.
The DIAMETER protocol is the designated successor, but RADIUS is still commonly used today.
Last edited by Arran Cudbard-Bell, 2012-09-10 20:58:11
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