How to 'Obtain an Aerohive RADIUS server address through DHCP options'?

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Can anybody explain how to do this?



We currently have 10 domain controllers, 2 in our data center and 1 in each big office. Currently only our master domain controller is set-up as a radius server.

Because of the amount of radius requests I want to redirect these requests to the local domain controller. But I cannot find much information on how to do this? The local domain controller also functions as a DHCP server (Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 R2).
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Tiele Declercq

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Hi Tiele,

RADIUS authentication uses option 230, supplied as 4 octets (the IPv4 address).
RADIUS accounting uses option 231, supplied as 4 octets (the IPv4 address).

Cheers,

Nick
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Tiele Declercq

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Okay... and is this somehow documented like.. somewhere?
Is that a universal option or something aerohive specific?

And thanks by the way for the extremely fast response!
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It is certainly 'documented' via the CLI, which is how I know what these values are.

You need to tick that box and ensure that you return the relevant options with the IPv4 address in binary format, not a DNS name.

You can scope the response to just Aerohive devices, if you're running up-to-date HiveOS, by checking for the vendor class identifier "AEROHIVE".

Do you need any more information?

Nick