This document describes the configurations required for RADIUS integration between the Octopus Authenticator and SonicWall 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 nameSonicWall SSL VPN
IssuerDell SonicWall
DescriptionSonicWall 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 SonicWall VPN
RADIUS key nameNAS-IP- Address
RADIUS key valueSonicWall Server IP address or
+ 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<SonicWall RADIUS Client Secret>
Custom MessageSonicWall 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

SonicWall SSL VPN Server-side Configuration

  • Login to your SonicWall SSL VPN server console

  • On the SonicWall System Administration console select Users -> Settings -> Authentication method for login

  • Click on Configure and enter the Global RADIUS Settings:













  • At the Global RADIUS Settings tab, set the following parameters:
    • RADIUS Server Time:
    • Primary Server Name/IP: Your Octopus Authenticator Server name or IP address
    • Primary Server Secret: At Octopus Authenticator Management console -> System settings -> Services settings -> Show and copy RADIUS secret value
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  • Click Apply, to save the settings

SonicWall VPN Client-Side Configuration


  • Download and install SonicWall Mobile Connect

  • 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