Auth-Type Fall-Through & ldap timeouts

Tobias Hachmer lists at
Wed Apr 18 14:44:59 CEST 2012

Am 18.04.2012 14:32, schrieb Alan DeKok:
> Tobias Hachmer wrote:
>> Simply as a fallback, in case there is a maintanance on the network
>> where the ldap servers are conected to. In this case we need to log 
>> on
>> to our switches though.
>   "Hi, I want my network to keep working when I take my network 
> down."
>   That doesn't really make sense.  You're trying to work around a
> problem that can't be worked around.  Hacking the RADIUS server is a 
> bad
> choice.


well, I think it's not. In a big network, there's a backbone and 
multiple networks connected to that backbone. The network the active 
directory servers are connected to is on of them. When there is a 
maintenance on this network, e.g. switching the ospf area or whatever, I 
want that the network administrators can administer the network devices 
in the other networks, which are not under maintenance and still 

Tobias Hachmer

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