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RADIUSD(8) System Manager's Manual RADIUSD(8)

radiusdRemote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) daemon

radiusd [-dn] [-f file]

The radiusd daemon implements the RADIUS protocol.

To have radiusd enabled at boot time, use “rcctl enable radiusd”, which sets


in rc.conf.local(8).

The options are as follows:

Do not daemonize, log to stderr instead of syslog(3), and produce some additional debugging output.
Specify an alternative configuration file.
Configtest mode. Only check the configuration file for validity.

Default configuration file.

radiusd.conf(5), radiusctl(8), rc.conf(8)

Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), RFC 2865, June 2000.

The radiusd daemon first appeared in OpenBSD 5.8.

YASUOKA Masahiko <>

November 10, 2019 OpenBSD-7.3