Verifying ESA RADIUS functionality

This following articles describe the necessary steps for verifying the connectivity of your ESA RADIUS server.  Each client connecting to the RADIUS server has to be explicitly configured in ESA Web Console as a RADIUS Client.

Troubleshooting a RADIUS server consists of the following steps:

Verifying that your RADIUS server is listening for incoming requests

Testing connectivity to the RADIUS server from your localhost

Testing connectivity to the RADIUS server over the network

The last two steps require the NTRadPing utility, which can be downloaded here.

To complete the tests in this guide, you will need an Active Directory (AD) user account for testing purposes. The user Alice is referred to throughout this guide as the AD user account used for testing. The static AD password Esa132 is used as the password for this testing account for the purposes of this guide.

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Notes

Make sure that Alice has no 2FA methods enabled in the ESA Web Console before you begin.

This guide wsas written for a deployment scenario where the ESA RADIUS Server is running on the same server as the ESA Authentication Server.