Radius Service Test

This test reveals the login status of the Radius server and the time taken by the server to authenticate the clients when the clients login to the server.

Target of the Test: A Radius Server

Agent running the test: An external agent

Output of the test: One set of results for every Radius server being monitored.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test period

How often should the test be executed.


The host for which the test is to be configured.


The port at which the specified host listens.


The account port used by the Radius server


The type of authentication used by the Radius server for authenticating clients. Here, specify PAP if the type of authentication used by the Radius server is Password Authentication Protocol. If the authentication used is Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol, then enter CHAP here.


For logging into the Radius server, the test requires a valid UserName. Specify the user name in the space provided.


The Password of the specified UserName.

Confirm Password

Confirm the password by retyping it.


The shared secret of the Radius server.


The maximum duration (in seconds) for which the test will wait for a response from the server.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Login status

Indicates whether the Radius server is available or not.


If the value of this measure is 100%, it indicates that the server is available. If the value of this measure is 0, then it means that the server is not available.

Login time

The time taken by the Radius Sever to authenticate Radius clients using the configured protocol (PAP / CHAP).