struggling getting freeradius to authorize a dialup session
aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Nov 29 18:34:37 CET 2011
Jim Pazarena wrote:
> I am confused, as to the layout of the users file. I have a simple:
> DEFAULT Auth-Type = System
> Service-Type = Framed-User,
> Framed-Protocol = PPP,
> Framed-MTU = 1500
> yet, when I start radius (in debug), and attempt a dial-in, it nags the
> WARNING: Empty authorize section. Using default return values.
You edited the default configuration and broke it. Don't do that.
> ERROR: No authenticate method (Auth-Type) founf for the request:
> Rejecting the user
Again, this comes only if you edit the configuration and break it.
> So the WARNING is clear enough, but I am getting lost in setup files.
Why? Don't change anything. This is stated *clearly* in the "man" page.
> the "sites-available/README" suggests that on a simply setup, everything
> be in the radiusd.conf file;
It's possible, but only if you know what you're doing.
> I don't see anything in my radiusd.conf which
> suggests an authenticate section.
Then don't edit it. Do one step at a time.
Use the default configuration.
Take the "users" file entry above, and put it at the TOP of the
It should work.
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