Backslash issue during AD authetication

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Jul 16 14:31:38 CEST 2010

Jevos, Peter wrote:
> When i test through radtest it doesn’t work : neither
> radtest domainame\\username password  localhost 0 testing123 ,
> or radtest domainame\\\username password  localhost 0 testing123,
> or radtest domainame\username password  localhost 0 testing123

  And... what does debug mode say?

> However, when i tried to autheticate through vpn cisco client , the
> string domainame\\username will pass.

  Because it's not being parsed by the Unix shell.

> How can I force freradius to authenticate through domainame\username

  Get radtest to send the same data as sent by the Cisco client.  See
the server debug output in order to compare the two user names.

  Alan DeKok.

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