Error Reading Certificate file

McSparin, Joe jmcsparin at
Fri Dec 30 17:27:03 CET 2011

That got it thanks.  I had changed the permission on the files but not
the certs directory. 

Joseph R. McSparin
Network Administrator
Hill Country Memorial Hospital
830 990 6638 phone
830 990 6623 fax
jmcsparin at

-----Original Message-----
From: at lists.freerad
[ at lists] On Behalf Of Alan DeKok
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2011 10:22 AM
To: FreeRadius users mailing list
Subject: Re: Error Reading Certificate file

McSparin, Joe wrote:
> Get this error when running radiusd -X I checked my passwords in
> eap.cnf, ca.cnf, server.cnf and client.cnf
> rlm_eap: SSL error error:0200100D:system library:fopen:Permission
> rlm_eap_tls: Error reading certificate file
> /usr/local/etc/raddb/certs/server.pem'

  Well... check the permissions.  You're likely running the server as
"radiusd", and the files are readable only by "root"

  Alan DeKok.
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