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IEEE 802.1X Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Usage Guidelines

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3580.
Authors Andrew H. Smith , Glen Zorn , John Roese , Dr. Bernard D. Aboba , Paul Congdon
Last updated 2020-01-21 (Latest revision 2003-04-18)
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Intended RFC status Informational
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IESG IESG state Became RFC 3580 (Informational)
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        RFC 3580

        Title:      IEEE 802.1X Remote Authentication Dial In User
                    Service (RADIUS) Usage Guidelines
        Author(s):  P. Congdon, B. Aboba, A. Smith, G. Zorn, J. Roese
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       September 2003
        Pages:      30
        Characters: 66136
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-congdon-radius-8021x-29.txt


This document provides suggestions on Remote Authentication Dial In
User Service (RADIUS) usage by IEEE 802.1X Authenticators.  The
material in this document is also included within a non-normative
Appendix within the IEEE 802.1X specification, and is being presented
as an IETF RFC for informational purposes.

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