Upgrade SecureAuth IdP RADIUS Server to v20.12

Upgrading is a natural path forward in software development and the SecureAuth RADIUS Server is no different. Over time, the SecureAuth RADIUS server has added additional functionality, fixes, and other updates. Use the following steps to upgrade your SecureAuth IdP RADIUS server to v20.12.

For optimum performance, especially for large enterprises, install the SecureAuth RADIUS server separately from the IdP or Identity Platform server. If in doubt, contact SecureAuth Support.


SecureAuth suggests taking a snapshot prior to any upgrades of a SecureAuth appliance or any additional software that may be updated on a SecureAuth appliance, in the rare case that a rollback is necessary.

  1. Browse to the installation folder of your current RADIUS server and make a backup of your appliance.radius.properties file. Newer installations will be in:

    C:\Program Files\SecureAuth Corporation\SecureAuth IdP RADIUS agent\bin\conf\appliance.radius.properties

  2. Download the latest version of the installer package from the SecureAuth Product Downloads page.

  3. Once downloaded, right click the executable and select Properties.

    In the lower right corner, if you see the Unblock check box, select it, and click Apply to unblock the installer.

  4. Run the installer.

    It will detect the current version and do an in place upgrade.

If you encounter issues post RADIUS upgrade, refer to the KB article: RADIUS 20.12.07 not working after upgrade. If this does not resolve your issue, contact SecureAuth Support.


  • RADIUS v1.0.x configuration data is not retained or used by RADIUS v20.12.

  • The RADIUS v20.12 installer will not overwrite the "SecureAuthRadiusService2" Windows service since the RADIUS v2.4 or earlier Windows service uses the service name "secureauthRadius".