Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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security vpn l2tp remote-access authentication mode <mode>

Specifies user authentication mode for L2TP VPN remote access connections.

set security vpn l2tp remote-access authentication mode mode
delete security vpn l2tp remote-access authentication mode
show security vpn l2tp remote-access authentication mode

Users are authenticated using the system's local user database defined in the vpn l2tp configuration.

mode
The mode to be used for authenticating remote users. Supported values are as follows:

local: Authenticates users locally.

radius: Authenticates using a RADIUS server.

Configuration mode


security {
          vpn {
             l2tp {
                remote-access {
                authentication {
                          mode mode
             }   
          }  
       } 
   } 
}

Use this command to specify how L2TP VPN remote users are to be authenticated.

Users can be authenticated either locally, using login credentials specified using the security vpn 12tp remote-access authentication local-users username username command, or using one or more servers running the Remote Access Dial In User Service (RADIUS) protocol.

If you specify RADIUS authentication, you must specify the location of the RADIUS servers, and record the RADIUS login password, by using the security vpn 12tp remote-access authentication radius-server ipv4 key key command.

Use the set form of this command to configure the authentication mode for users.

Use the delete form of this command to remove the user authentication mode.

Use the show form of this command to display the user authentication mode.