To integrate an ExtremeXOS switch in an LDAP environment, a
RADIUS server must be configured to communicate with the LDAP
database. The following components are required to install the access control
- Linux server with Linux Red Hat 4.0
- FreeRADIUS 1.1.x
- OpenLDAP 2.3.x
- Extreme Networks switches
- Windows 7/Windows 8 clients
To configure Universal Port for use in an LDAP environment,
use the following procedure:
For complete instructions on setting up an LDAP
server, see the product documentation for the LDAP server.
Install and configure a RADIUS server on an existing Linux
server as described in Installing and Testing the FreeRADIUS Server.
Install and configure OpenLDAP as described later in
Add vendor specific attributes to the RADIUS and LDAP
servers as described in Installing and Testing the FreeRADIUS Server and later in this
Configure the edge switches as described in this guide.
Configure each supplicant as described in Configuring a Windows 7/Windows 8 Supplicant for 802.1X Authentication.