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+.TH radsecproxy 1 "7 June 2007"
+radsecproxy - a generic RADIUS proxy that provides both RADIUS UDP and TCP/TLS (RadSec) transport.
+radsecproxy [ -c configfile ] [ -d debuglevel ] [ -f ] [ -v ]
+radsecproxy is a \fBgeneric RADIUS proxy\fR that in addition to to
+usual \fBRADIUS UDP\fR transport, also supports \fBTLS (RadSec)\fR. The
+aim is for the proxy to have sufficient features to be flexible,
+while at the same time to be small, efficient and easy to configure.
+Currently the executable on Linux is only about \fI48 KB\fR, and it uses
+about \fI64 KB\fR (depending on the number of peers) while running.
+The proxy was initially made to be able to deploy \fBRadSec\fR (RADIUS
+over TLS) so that all RADIUS communication across network links
+could be done using TLS, without modifying existing RADIUS software.
+This can be done by running this proxy on the same host as an existing
+RADIUS server or client, and configure the existing client/server to
+talk to localhost (the proxy) rather than other clients and servers
+There may however be other situations where a RADIUS proxy might be
+useful. Some people deploy RADIUS topologies where they want to
+route RADIUS messages to the right server. The nodes that do purely
+routing could be using a proxy. Some people may also wish to deploy
+a proxy on a firewall boundary. Since the proxy \fBsupports both IPv4
+and IPv6\fR, it could also be used to allow communication in cases
+where some RADIUS nodes use only IPv4 and some only IPv6.
+.B -f
+\fIRun in foreground\fR
+By specifying this option, the proxy will run in foreground mode. That
+is, it won't detach. Also all logging will be done to stderr.
+.B -d <debug level>
+\fIDebug level\fR
+This specifies the debug level. It must be set to 1, 2, 3 or 4, where 1
+logs only serious errors, and 4 logs everything. The default is 3 which
+logs errors, warnings and some informational messages.
+.B -v
+\fIPrint version\fR
+When this option is specified, the proxy will simply print version
+information and exit.
+.B -c <config file path>
+\fIConfig file path\fR
+This option allows you to specify which config file to use. This is useful
+if you want to use a config file that is not in any of the default locations.
+radsecproxy.conf(5), RadSec draft paper.