How to configure separate radius and accounting servers in IAP

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Introduction :


Prior to 4.1.1 code there was option only to have authentication server which does both radius auth and accounting. Now we have option to add separate radius and accounting servers.


Feature Notes :



There are two accounting server modes
Use authentication servers.
Use separate servers.


Environment :


This article is applicable on Instant APs running 4.1.1 and above code


Network Topology :


Network with Instant Aps and Radius servers


Configuration Steps :


Configuration through GUI




wlan ssid-profile test


   auth-server radius-server-2


   accounting-server <accounting servername>


   accounting-server <accounting servername>






There are two accounting server modes in IAP
Use authentication servers.
Send accounting packets to the same servers used for authentication
Use separate servers.
Send accounting packets to separate accounting servers
Troubleshooting :
radius server is “radius-server-1”, accounting server is “radius-server-2”.

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