Different RADIUS Server depending on the building you are in.

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We are putting Aerohive into multiple schools. I would like to streamline things and only have one network policy and use the same SSIDs at all locations. I know how to assign VLANs to users based on what AP they connect to but is there a way to change the RADIUS server? We have a RADIUS server at each location that we would like to use. So if the AP is at our high school it will use our high school server, if at middle it will use middle server, and so on. 
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. 
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Hi Donald,

Have you looked at using device classification to specify different RADIUS servers per location?

Device classification is a really useful feature that allows you to easily customise aspects of the configuration based on tags that are applied to one-or-more devices.

There, you, would redefine the IP address of the RADIUS server based on the location of the APs.

The device tags can be based on topology map, custom defined tags or overrides that are configured on a per-device basis.

Cheers,

Nick
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Nick,

I have not looked at those for this. I did configure auto provision to add a custom tag based on the IP the device received and used those tags to determine the vlan.

Do you know where I would go to do this for RADIUS? I am out of the office till Monday and will look for myself /test any suggestions then.

Thanks,
Donald
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Nick,

I have looked and can not find anything on how to change the RADIUS server other then Advanced Configuration - Authentication - AAA Client Settings. 
I can't even find where to change the RADIUS on one device, I can change the RADIUS Proxy but not the server. 

Donald
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AAA Client Settings is the right place.

When you configure the IP object/ host name for a RADIUS server, it will look something like this. You get to this by clicking the "+" next to the IP address field instead of typing one in directly, or using the drop down menu.

 

Documentation for "IP Object/Host Name Settings" is available in the Help for more info.
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To link it all in to a SSID, take a look at:

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Nick,

It's always the simple things. I found that right as your email came in.
I am setting it up now.
Thanks alot for your help!

Donald