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Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Remote Authentication Dial In User Service
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Server
Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service

Definition(s):

  A centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) protocol currently defined in RFC 2865.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-127 [Withdrawn]

  An authentication and accounting system used to control access to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-47 [Superseded] under RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service)