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Radius Proxy is an optional configuration of the RADIUS Server that enables 802.1X authentication against an Active Directory server. Access points configured with WPA/WPA2 Enterprise authentication to the Untangle RADIUS Server can enforce login via Active Directory when joining the wireless network.


The Untangle appliance must be able to resolve the fully qualified hostname of your Active Directory Primary Domain Controller. You can test name resolution using the DNS Test of the Troubleshooting utility. If the test fails, you must create a Static DNS Entry in the Untangle DNS Server.

Active Directory Server

There are three steps required to configure and verify your configuration with the RADIUS Proxy.

1. Input the Active Directory Server details and click Save to apply and activate the settings.

Important: The AD Workgroup should be in upper case.

RADIUS Proxy Configuration

2. Click the Create AD Computer Account button to register the Untangle server with the Active Directory server. If the operation is successful you should see the distinguishedName, whenCreated, and whenChanged fields in the AD Account Status field.

RADIUS Proxy Status

3 Enter a valid username and password in the Active Directory Test area and click Test Authentication. You should see a message indicating the test was successful.

RADIUS Proxy Test