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Fat AP and Cloud AP V200R010C00 Command Reference

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radius-server shared-key (RADIUS server template view)

radius-server shared-key (RADIUS server template view)


The radius-server shared-key command configures the shared key of a RADIUS server.

The undo radius-server shared-key command deletes the shared key of a RADIUS server.

By default, no shared key of RADIUS server is configured.


radius-server shared-key cipher key-string

undo radius-server shared-key






Indicates the shared key in cipher text.



Specifies the shared key of a RADIUS server.

The value is a case-sensitive character string without spaces, single quotation marks ('), or question marks (?). key-string can be a string of 1-128 characters in plain text or a string of 48, 68, 88, 108, 128, 148, 168, or 188 characters in cipher text.


RADIUS server template view

Default Level

3: Management level

Usage Guidelines

The shared key is used to encrypt the password and generate the response authenticator.

When exchanging authentication packets with a RADIUS server, the device uses MD5 to encrypt important data such as the password to ensure security of data transmission over the network. To ensure validity of both communication parties, the device and RADIUS server must be configured with the same shared key.

To improve security, change the default shared key immediately. It is recommended that the new shared key contains at least two types of lower-case letters, upper-case letters, numerals, and special characters, and contains at least 6 characters.


# Set the shared key of a RADIUS server to Huawei@2012 in cipher text.

<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] radius-server template template1
[Huawei-radius-template1] radius-server shared-key cipher Huawei@2012
Updated: 2019-11-21

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