Preface

This document describes the configurations required for RADIUS integration between the Octopus Authenticator and F5 FirePass VPN connection.

Octopus Authenticator RADIUS Service Configuration

  • Login to Octopus Authenticator Management Console
  • Select Services from the left pane
  • Select Add Service
  • Click RADIUS service template

Tab-1: General Information

The following field and values are displayed

Field nameField value
Service nameF5 FirePass SSL VPN
IssuerF5 Networks
DescriptionF5 FirePass SSL VPN client authentication
Service statusEnable
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Tab-2: Parameters

The following fields and values are displayed

Field nameField value
LoginLogin authentication method for F5 SSL VPN
RADIUS key nameNAS-IP- Address
RADIUS key value<F5 FirePass Server IP address or 0.0.0.0>
+ Add additional parameterDo not add any parameters

Tab-3: Sign On

The following fields and values are displayed

Field nameField value
Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)Off (default)
Sign on MethodRADIUS
Secret<F5 FirePass RADIUS Secret code>
Custom MessageF5 FirePass VPN authentication

Step-4: Users

To configure the users of the service

  • Select users either from “Local Users” or “LDAP Users” lists
  • You can select either:
    • A group of users to import, by clicking on the dot next to one of the folders
    • An individual user to import, by clicking on the dot next to that user

The corresponding dot will then be colored blue. When you select only some of the users in the group,
the dot adjacent to the group will be colored partially.

After saving the settings, the selected users will be enrolled in the service.

  • Click “Save Settings

F5 FirePass VPN Server Configuration

  • Login to your F5 FirePass SSL VPN server console

  • From “Main” tab Select Access Policy -> AAA Servers -> Add (+) RADIUS

  • At the New server page, set the following parameters:
    • Name: Your Octopus Authenticator Server name
    • IP address: Your Octopus Authenticator Server IP address or name
    • Port: In Octopus Authenticator Management console -> System settings -> Services settings -> copy RADIUS port value
    • Shared Secret: In Octopus Authenticator Management console -> System settings -> Services settings -> Show and copy RADIUS secret value
    • Timeout (in seconds): 60
  • Click “Finished

F5 FirePass VPN Client Configuration

Prerequisite

  • Download and install F5 FirePass Client (also known as F5 Access client)

  • Under Windows Settings Select Network & Internet settings

  • Select VPN

  • Add VPN connection

  • Enter VPN connection configuration:
    • VPN provider
    • VPN connection name
    • VPN Server name or IP

  • Click “Save