Manage NMS Server Authentication
NMS server authentication uses the RADIUS protocol to authenticate VM access to the network with the RADIUS server included with Extreme Management Center and Ridgeline. These products are designed to perform VM network management tasks, such as creating and associating NVPPs with VM authentication entries.
To use NMS authentication, you must do the following:
- Select NMS authentication as described in Configuring the Authentication Method and Sequence.
- Prepare the network repository server as described in Managing the Repository Server.
- Configure the NMS client software in the switch as described in Configure the NMS Client Software.
- Configure the NMS server as described in Configuring the NMS Server Software.