RADIUS authentication

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: RADIUS authentication.

Location: Settings link in Administration > Plugins > Authentication > Manage authentication in 2.0 onwards or Administration > Users > Authentication > Manage authentication in 1.9


If you get an error message saying: "Warning: The Auth_RADIUS module does not seem to be present", you need to follow these steps:

  1. On Moodle 1.9.x using debian-based linux (such as Ubuntu):
    1. Install the following modules: php5-dev php5-auth-pam php5-radius php-pear
      sudo apt-get install php5-dev php5-auth-pam php5-radius php-pear
    2. Install Auth_RADIUS module for pear
      sudo pear install radius Auth_RADIUS
    3. Add the following line to your php.ini file
      extension=radius.so
    4. Restart apache services
      sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

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