authcheck vs. groupcheck with FreeRadius 2.1.1

Ivan Kalik tnt at
Wed May 6 22:03:16 CEST 2009

> we're migrated from Freeradius 0.9 to 2.1. We are using the freeradius
> with a failover MySQL Configuration.
> Since the migration we have customers which get in trouble, because we
> configured "Simultaneuos Use" Check Items on the user (e.g. Value 4) and
> on the corresponding group (e.g. Value 2).
> At the old Radius version the value was taken from the User and the
> Group attribute was ignored.
> Now the user can't authenticate 4 times, because the server checks the
> group value.

Yes, in current version group values with operator := will override user
specific values for the same attribute.

> How can I change this behaviour?

You can alter the source code in rlm_sql. Or override group values with
unlang (or perl; or whatever).

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

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