The IBM® QRadar® DSM for FreeRADIUS collects events from your FreeRADIUS device.

The following table lists the specifications for the FreeRADIUS DSM:
Table 1. FreeRADIUS DSM specifications
Specification Value
Manufacturer FreeRADIUS
RPM file name DSM-FreeRADIUS-Qradar_version-build_number.noarch.rpm
Supported versions V2.x
Event format Syslog
Recorded event types All events
Automatically discovered? Yes
Includes identity? Yes
Includes custom properties? No
More information FreeRADIUS website (
To send logs from FreeRADIUS to QRadar, complete the following steps:
  1. If automatic updates are not enabled, download and install the most recent version of the FreeRADIUS DSM RPM from the IBM Support Website onto your QRadar Console.
  2. Configure your FreeRADIUS device to send syslog events to QRadar.
  3. If QRadar does not automatically detect the log source, add a FreeRADIUS log source on the QRadar Console. The following table describes the parameters that require specific values for FreeRADIUS event collection:
    Table 2. FreeRADIUS log source parameters
    Parameter Value
    Log Source type FreeRADIUS
    Protocol Configuration Syslog