"If you haven't worked with Unix/Linux servers or command-line
driven applications before, FreeRADIUS may seem hard to understand
at first. Though there are some GUI utilities available, it's
typically configured via only configuration text files.
"However, as you'll see, FreeRADIUS is fairly straightforward to
set up. Understand that it "just works", meaning the default
configuration files are preconfigured to run most authentication
protocols without many or any additional changes.
"Don't change or delete any settings without understanding what
it is and what it will do. A simple mistake can break the
configuration and it can take hours to troubleshoot. If you make
any modifications outside of this tutorial, try to take it
step-by-step. Change one setting or a section of settings, then
test to see if it works and to make sure you haven't broken the
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