Jump start with FreeRADIUS deployment and administration using Packt’s latest book

September 2011 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt’s latest FreeRADIUS Beginner's Guide is a comprehensive guide to deployment and administration of FreeRADIUS on Linux.Written by Dirk van der Walt, the book has step-by-step instructions for all the main Linux distributions: CentOS, SUSE, and Ubuntu.

FreeRADIUS is the most widely deployed RADIUS server in the world. It is the basis for multiple commercial offerings. It supplies the AAA needs of many Fortune-500 companies and Tier 1 ISPs. It is also widely used in the academic community, including eduroam. The server is fast, feature-rich, modular and scalable.

FreeRADIUS Beginner's Guide covers the most popular Linux distributions of today, CentOS, SUSE, and Ubuntu, and discusses all the important aspects of FreeRADIUS deployment: Installing, configuring and testing; security concerns and limitations; LDAP and Active Directory integration. This book will reveal everything needed to know to get started with using FreeRADIUS. Readers will learn authentication, authorization and accounting in FreeRADIUS.

Using this book, the reader gets a solid foundation on the RADIUS protocol and how it works. Further, they will learn to build the latest FreeRADIUS packages for Linux distribution using the distribution's package management system. The book has been structured in a way that will let readers learn and get maximum practical information out of it in setting up their own FreeRADIUS server.

A fast-paced Beginner's Guide, the book is apt for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and network managers who need to track and control network usage. Familiarity with Linux and understanding of TCP/IP is needed. No previous knowledge of RADIUS or FreeRADIUS is required. To learn more about the book and to get a copy, please visit: www.packtpub.com/freeradius-master-authentication-authorization-accessing-your-network-resources/book.


FreeRADIUS Beginner's Guide
Manage your network resources with FreeRADIUS

For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/freeradius-master-authentication-authorization-accessing-your-network-resources/book

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