Switch Settings

Usually following steps are required to activate dot1x / RADIUS authentication on your switch:

Global Switch Settings

  • Configure a RADIUS Server:
    • Enter the IP Address of the RADIUS Server
    • Enter the pre shared key for the RADIUS Server
  • Activate AAA on the switch (not on all models required)
    • e.g. aaa new model and aaa authentication dot1x default group radius

on each Switchport

  • Activate dot1x authentication

Finding correct RADIUS settings

Open the console on the RADIUS server you got from HS2N.


Under the menu entry Info you will see the sharded secret, required for your switches: