Re: Monitoring Radius with WhatsUp 3.0 Gold

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 14 May 1997 00:27:09 -0700

Todd Walker wrote:
> This new version supports UDP.
> Here's what they have in the release notes text file, but the send and
> expect strings don't make much sense to me:
> User Defined Services Examples:
> Radius:
> Port: 1645 UDP
> Send on connect:
> "\aD\@,0123456789012345\a\fTEST\b%18abcdefghijklmnop"
> Expect after: "\cD\@"
> Notes: ensure that the monitoring workstation has authorization to
> to submit requests to the radius server. the shared secret
> is not necessary information for WhatsUp Gold.
> I guess this just checks to see if the radius service responds at all.
> I was wondering is it possible to have it authenticate a test user, I
> guess you'd have to encrypt for your secret though to do this.

So far its looking pretty decent. I'll look into an option of radlogin
print out in WhatsUpG format the send/received, so that you can do a
with radlogin, and then cut/paste it over to WhatsUPG.

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