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RADIUS authentication module

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py-radius

RADIUS authentication module for Python 2.7.13+

(c) 1999 Stuart Bishop <zen@shangri-la.dropbear.id.au>

This module provides basic RADIUS client capabilities, allowing your Python code to authenticate against any RFC2138 compliant RADIUS server.

Installation

$ pip install py-radius

Usage

The radius.py module can be run from the command line, providing a minimal RADIUS client to test out RADIUS servers:

$ python -m radius
Host [default: 'radius']: radius
Port [default: 1812]: 1812
Enter RADIUS Secret: s3cr3t
Enter your username: foobar
Enter your password: qux
...
Authentication Successful

Example

Here is an example of using the library.

import radius

radius.authenticate(username, password, secret, host='radius', port=1812)

# - OR -

r = radius.Radius(secret, host='radius', port=1812)
print('success' if r.authenticate(username, password) else 'failure')

If your RADIUS server requires challenge/response, the usage is a bit more complex.

import radius

r = radius.Radius(secret, host='radius')

try:
    print('success' if r.authenticate(username, password) else 'failure')
    sys.exit(0)
except radius.ChallengeResponse as e:
    pass

# The ChallengeResponse exception has `messages` and `state` attributes
# `messages` can be displayed to the user to prompt them for their
# challenge response. `state` must be echoed back as a RADIUS attribute.

# Send state as an attribute _IF_ provided.
attrs = {'State': e.state} if e.state else {}

# Finally authenticate again using the challenge response from the user
# in place of the password.
print('success' if r.authenticate(username, response, attributes=attrs)
                else 'failure')

This module has extensive logging, enable it using the Python logging framework.

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