Written on 1. März 2022

FreeRadius, LDAP and dynamic VLAN assignment

A long time ago I was interested in find out how I can use my installed FreeRadius to dynamically assign a VLAN based on an Actice Directory Group. First I’ll show my current setup:

  1. Microsoft Active Directory Domain Controller (Windows Server 2012 R2)
  2. FreeRadius (openSUSE Leap 15.3) – Installation instruction https://stangneth.com/2021/05/26/freeradius-on-opensuse/
  3. HP ProCurve 2810-24G
  4. Client (Windows 10 21H2)

Active Directory group

After creating a local security group in Active Directory I assigned it to a User.

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Written on 26. Mai 2021

FreeRadius on openSUSE

I changed my private wifi from WPA2 to WPA2-Enterprise. I no longer have to enter a one-time password, but can enable authentication using a username and password. For this scenario I’m using my MS Active Directory and a FreeRadius Server. Following you can find my configuration. Feel free to write comments or corrections in the comment-section.


  • Static IP
  • /etc/hosts is showing to the Hostname /etc/HOSTNAME
  • DNS Server is an Active Directory Domain Controller or can dissolve all Active Directory entries
  • Chrony configured

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