Running external programs

Alexander Clouter alex at
Thu Jul 7 09:28:07 CEST 2011

rihad <rihad at> wrote:
> Hi, all. We have some legacy software that ran under XTradius 
> ( The important thing was to execute an 
> external program for every auth & accounting request. Now I need to 
> recreate all that on another server, and I must use the same legacy 
> billing software. Unfortunately one can no longer build the old XTradius 
> on modern FreeBSDs, apparently it has some variable linkage problems. 
> Can that simple task be done in FreeRADIUS instead? Can it be configured 
> to call an external program (Auth-Type "External" in XTradius)?


Alexander Clouter
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