kill -HUP sometimes causes "rlm_pap: mschap xlat failed"

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Apr 13 10:11:30 CEST 2012

Matthew Newton wrote:
> I've just replicated the problem by repeatedly HUPping freeradius,
> with about 10 second gaps between. On the 8th or so try, the same
> issue hit. Stopping and starting FR fixed it.

  Maybe valgrind helps.  It doesn't say anything for me...

> I'm wondering if the mschap module somehow gets its internal state
> muddled on a HUP, and starts sending the wrong challenge response.
> ntlm_auth from the command line works fine when FR has a problem.

  I'm not sure how.

  Alan DeKok.

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