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Python RADIUS implementation
Latest commit b73bee9 Jul 1, 2013 @wichert Merge pull request #18 from npmccallum/master
Correct an assumption that '' is an invalid secret.



pyrad is an implementation of a RADIUS client as described in RFC2865. It takes care of all the details like building RADIUS packets, sending them and decoding responses.

Here is an example of doing a authentication request:

import pyrad.packet
from pyrad.client import Client
from pyrad.dictionary import Dictionary

srv=Client(server="", secret="s3cr3t",
      dict=Dictionary("dicts/dictionary", "dictionary.acc"))

              User_Name="wichert", NAS_Identifier="localhost")

if reply.code==pyrad.packet.AccessAccept:
    print "access accepted"
    print "access denied"

print "Attributes returned by server:"
for i in reply.keys():
    print "%s: %s" % (i, reply[i])

Requirements & Installation

pyrad requires Python 2.6 or later, or Python 3.2 or later

Installing is simple; pyrad uses the standard distutils system for installing Python modules:

python install

Author, copyright, availability

pyrad was written by Wichert Akkerman <> and is licensed under a BSD license.

Copyright and license information can be found in the LICENSE.txt file.

The current version and documentation can be found on pypi:

Bugs and wishes can be submitted in the pyrad issue tracker on github:

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