About the Okta RADIUS server agent

The Okta RADIUS Server agent:

  • Delegates authentication to Okta using single-factor authentication (SFA) or multi-factor authentication (MFA).
  • Installs as a Windows or Linux service
  • Supports the Password Authentication Protocol (PAP),
    Extensible Authentication Protocol Tunneled Transport Layer Security (EAP/TTLS), and
    Extensible Authentication Protocol/Generic Token Card (EAP/GTC)
  • Authenticated Protocol
  • Communicates via UDP, over default port 1812, and supports multiple ports simultaneously.

You should use the Okta RADIUS Server agent for authentication, when authentication is being performed by:

  • VPN devices that don’t support SAML
  • Virtual Desktops and Reverse Proxies that don’t support SAML