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KB26411 - How to configure the PCS device for Radius authentication with One Time Password (OTP)

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Last Modified Date8/2/2015 9:38 PM
Synopsis
This article provides information on how to configure the PCS device for Radius authentication with One Time Password (OTP).
Problem or Goal
  • This setup uses Radius for authentication between the PCS device and OTP server.
  • The backend server uses LDAP as the credential database.
  • This example is based on the McAfee OTP server.
Cause
Solution
To configure the PCS device for Radius authentication with One Time Password (OTP), perform the following procedure:
 
  1. Configure the Radius server in the PCS device and ensure that the Users authenticate using tokens or one-time passwords check box is selected:

 
  1. Create  Radius Rules with appropriate actions for Access Challenge and Access Reject, as shown below:

 
  1. In the LDAP server, type the mobile number, to which the OTP has to be sent, for every user:



User experience:

Logon to the PCS device with the Radius credentials:

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Type the OTP that was sent to your registered mobile number:

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After both authentications are passed, you will be logged in:

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Backend OTP configuration:
 
  1. Enable the Radius server:

 
  1. Configure the database for the Radius server.
  2. Type the OTP attribute in the LDAP database that holds the user mobile number:
 
  1. Configure the SMS Delivery details:

 
  1. Create a Radius client for the PCS device.
  2. Associate the user database and OTP delivery method:
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