Principles of RADIUSdesk NAS Devices
Users gain access to the network through a NAS device. These include:
Direct, Dynamic or VPN
NAS devices can be connected to the the FreeRADIUS in the following ways:
Direct connection- FreeRADIUS knows the IP Address of the NAS device and this device communicates through the Ethernet connection with FreeRADIUS.
Dynamic Clients- FreeRADIUS detects and tries to dynamically register NAS devices that has not yet been connected to it, by adding the unknown IP Address to the list of known IP Adresses.
VPN- The NAS device will connect to the server running FreeRADIUS through a VPN connection who's IP Address is known.