RADIUS Extensions for Server Load Balancing

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Author Daniel Massameno 
Last updated 2020-12-27 (latest revision 2020-06-25)
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This document describes a method for a Network Access Server (NAS) to dynamically discover all available RADIUS servers. It defines a new message type within the STATUS-SERVER message, which is requested by the NAS and provided by the RADIUS server. The NAS is then able to load balance its RADIUS messages across multiple RADIUS servers based on priority and weight supplied by the initial server.


Daniel Massameno (dan.massameno@yale.edu)

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