What are the differences between RADIUS and Diameter Protocol? - Tech.in | 5G, SDN/NFV & MEC

Breaking

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

What are the differences between RADIUS and Diameter Protocol?

Feature


RADIUS

Diameter

Transport  Methods


Unreliable

Reliable

Communication Ports


1812 & 1813

3868 (Base Protocol)

Security

Low

(Hop-to-hop security only)

High

(Hop-to-hop & End-to-end security)


Discovering Node Capabilities

Not supported

Supported


Discovering other peer nodes in
a network

Not supported

Supported


Vendor Specific Messages

Support present only for Vendor
Specific Attributes

Support present only for Vendor
Specific Attributes and Vendor Specific Messages


Server Initiated Messages

Not supported (Can be achieved
using CoA/Disconnect extensions)

Supported


Maximum size of attributes

255 bytes

16MB


No comments:

Post a Comment