Enabling Radius authentication on a cisco catalyst 4506

Posted on 2004-08-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
what is the command for this?  I cant find anything useful on cisco's website.


Question by:tdvit
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ID: 11931053
What part of this are you having trouble with?

What are you specifically trying to enable? Access to the switch itself through telnet session? Other?

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i am consoled to the switch and I want to enable radius auth.  we use it for our existing switches.  this switch is new and i want the primary authentication to be radius with backup being local.
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What portion of the configuration guidance in the document in the link above do you not understand?
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ID: 11931562
i am working on a 4506 catalyst.  it uses a router ios.  the CLI is completly different from the old type switches.
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lrmoore earned 50 total points
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Switch(config)# aaa new-model
Switch(config)# aaa authentication login default group radius local
Switch(config)# username <username> password <password>
Switch(config)# radius-server host <ip address> key <key>


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thank you irmoore.  I had sussed it out but forgot to post back up here.  you can have the points.
thanks again.

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