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.


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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?
Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.


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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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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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