Problem changing secret in clients.conf

Alan Buxey A.L.M.Buxey at
Sat Mar 27 20:46:59 CET 2010


> I'm totally new in Linux, as well as in freeradius...
> I've installed version 2.1.8 in Linuxmint 7.
> I think everything in installation went ok... I succeed doing:
> $ radtest user password 10 testing123
> with user/password the ones that I use to login in my computer. I get a response Access-Accept
> (I had some problems here because I wasn't able to get an accept using localhost instead of ...)
> I'm now in the next step.
> I want to change the secret in clients.conf, so I made the change:
> #secret = testing123
> secret = abracadabra
> I stopped radiusd and started again.
> $ radtest user password 10 abracadabra
> doesn't work any more... and I don't understand why... because I'm using the same word.

does 'testing123' still work though?  in which case, the server isnt reading the config
file or directory you think it is!)

you did edit the {} entry in clients.conf?


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