Windows Server 2016 – RADIUS Server Config

We had to configure RADIUS authentication on multiple servers 2008r2 / 2012 and 2016

On some of the servers we had already Routing and Remote access service running.

 

When we opened the console it already showed RADIUS ..?

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So we where under the impression that this was already installed as part of the Routing and Remote Access Service

But when trying to authenticate nothing was happening … Sad smile

After al long time trying to figure out what was wrong, we noticed this …. ?

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Even if we could open and configure the RADIUS Client config, it was not installed or running …

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SOLUTION :

Make sure the Network Policy Server is installed and running

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You need to see the Service Running

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You will see NPS appearing in the Server Manager too afterwards

 

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Windows 2012 / 2016 see here :

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Check the NPS service is running :

 

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No you are ready to configure the RADIUS client policy setup.

And test the the VPN access …

 

TIP : Don’t forget to give the AD user Access Permissions

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Enjoy !

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