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For a list of the standard and extended RADIUS attributes and 3Com
vendor-specific attributes (VSAs) supported by MSS, see “Supported
RADIUS Attributes” on page 651.
RADIUS Overview Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) is a distributed
client-server system. RADIUS servers provide a repository for all
usernames and passwords, and can manage and store large groups of
RADIUS servers store user profiles, which include usernames, passwords,
and other AAA attributes. You can use authorization attributes to
authorize users for a type of service, for appropriate servers and network
segments through VLAN assignments, for packet filtering by access
control lists (ACLs), and for other services during a session.
You must include RADIUS servers in a server group before you can access
them. (See “Configuring RADIUS Server Groups” on page 524.)
Figure 33 illustrates the interactions between wireless users (clients),
MAPs, a WX switch, and its attached RADIUS servers when the clients