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SMA 100 series - Radius NAS-Identifier

BWCBWC Cybersecurity Overlord ✭✭✭

Hi fellow SMA admins,

the unimposing update for the 100 series is bringing a new feature with it (it was already there in at least but was broken for subsequent radius challenge requests) called NAS-Identifier including the portal name.

Maybe the gods are listening, I requested that feature in 2019:

To have the ability to distinct between different portals on the radius server, it would be great to be able to set a NAS-Identifier in the radius settings. The main driving problem is that the radius server just sees the ip address of the SMA and cannot differentiate between portals. If I define multiple domains (radius) on the SMA, pointing to the same radius server and having a NAS-Identifier sent with it, this would solve the problem.

I would like to have this changed a bit, and make the NAS-Identifier configurable in the Radius (Domain) settings instead:

  • Sent PortalName as NAS-Identifier (as it is right now)
  • Sent Custom Value as NAS-Identifier

This would be helpful if two Radius driven Domains are connected to the same Radius server backend, no distinction would be possible at the moment.

Is anyone else having this demand, because I'am little under the impression that Radius isn't very common for SMA 100 deployments? I would also like to see some Radius custom variables, they are already there for Active Directory.


Category: Secure Mobile Access Appliances


  • Hello,

    Please file a support ticket and talk to sales to file an RFE, since this has to go via cannot go and make these changes.

    once its added QA has to validate across all the releases.

    Vijay Kumar KV

    Enterprise Tech Support Consultant | SME

  • BWCBWC Cybersecurity Overlord ✭✭✭

    Hi @Vijay_Kumar_KV

    I know the drill, I wanted to check with the community first, to see if there is a greater demand for this, which would make my arguments in a RFE more compelling :) ... but it seems I'am alone on my Radius Island.


  • We had a DTS for this issue: 222994....

    Vijay Kumar KV

    Enterprise Tech Support Consultant | SME

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