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The dictionary file defines easy-to-read names for the attributes and values used in RADIUS messages. It defines how RADIUS attribute numbers map to readable attribute names, and how RADIUS value numbers map to readable value names. The dictionary also defines the type of data that each attribute can hold.
The dictionary file is an ASCII text file. Each definition occupies one line. A hash mark # marks the beginning of a comment. Comment and blank lines are ignored.