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Remote authentication and accounting system

Radius is a server for remote user authentication and accounting. Its primary use is for Internet Service Providers, though it may as well be used on any network that needs a centralized authentication and/or accounting service for its workstations. The package includes an authentication and accounting server and administrator tools.


User reference included and available in Texinfo, DVI, PostScript, HTML, plaintext formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/radius/manual/

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:radius



version 1.6.1 (stable)
released on 17 December 2008

VCS Checkout

:pserver:anoncvs@subversions.gnu.org:/cvsroot/radius co radius,


Related Projects

  • RlCMP


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins19 December 2008

Leaders and contributors

Eric Salome Contributor
Francisco Obispo Contributor
Michael Samuel Contributor
Oswaldo Aguirre Contributor
Sergey Poznyakoff Maintainer
Peter Kazmier Contributor
Clement Gerouville Contributor
Vlad Lungu Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/radius
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-gnu-radius@gnu.org

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteGuile 1.6.4

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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