Re: WebTV n' Radius Proxy

Josh Perry ( (no email) )
Fri, 30 May 1997 19:07:46 -0700

When would this be available?? or is ther a way to work around it?? we
would like to support WebTV before we loose our monopoly in this area ;)

Josh Perry
System Admin

> From: Dale E. Reed Jr. <>
> To:
> Subject: Re: WebTV n' Radius Proxy
> Date: Friday, May 30, 1997 6:51 PM
> On Fri, 30 May 1997, Josh Perry wrote:
> > We are thinking of becoming WebTV capable as we are one of the only
> > in our area that can... WebTV contacted us.. and among other things
> > we need to be running Radius Proxy... I'm not sure I'm familiar with
> > term... Could someone explain what this is.. and what it does for the
> > people and for us...
> Its something we are working on in the new multi-threaded version of
> RadiusNT. Basically what is does is when RadiusNT receives a request,
> it looks at the username and:
> A) If it does not contain an @ symbol, its local and works just
> like you know RadiusNT to.
> B) If it contains an @ symbolm, RadiusNT looks up the domain to
> the right of the @ symbol in a table. Based on the config
> for it, it can:
> 1) Make a proxy request to another RADIUS server (like
> WebTV's), and return the results of the proxy request
> back to the NAS.
> 2) Look it up in a different users file or database and
> act very similar to it being local.
> So in escense a proxy server forwards requests to another RADIUS server,
> based on rules or other information and returns the results to the NAS.
> Dale
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