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What is FreeRADIUS ?

It is the open source implementation of RADIUS, an IETF protocol for AAA (Authorisation, Authentication, and Accounting).. It is responsible for authenticating one third of all users on the Internet.
FreeRADIUS is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.

Who uses FreeRADIUS ?

6 companies reportedly use FreeRADIUS in their tech stacks, including Systems, Internal Tools, and SMARTTechStack.

20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FreeRADIUS .

FreeRADIUS Integrations

PHP, MySQL, Netdata, OpenLDAP, and Bleemeo are some of the popular tools that integrate with FreeRADIUS . Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with FreeRADIUS .
Pros of FreeRADIUS
Very Lightweight
Decisions about FreeRADIUS

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose FreeRADIUS in their tech stack.

Needs advice

Hello all, I wanted to see if I could get some advice on how to integrate Keycloak with FreeRADIUS . I wanted our users to be able to use their Keycloak credentials to authenticate to our wifi through FreeRadius. I don't see much online for how the two can work together. I already have Keycloak setup and FreeRadius up and running. Now I need the two to talk to each other. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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FreeRADIUS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to FreeRADIUS ?
JSON Web Token
JSON Web Token is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This information can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed.
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
Amazon Cognito
You can create unique identities for your users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also support unauthenticated guests. You can save app data locally on users’ devices allowing your applications to work even when the devices are offline.
It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf.
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FreeRADIUS 's Followers
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