passwd encrypted in user file

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Fri Apr 20 16:36:53 CEST 2012

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 02:27:25PM +0000, vazoumana fofana wrote:
> > > username Crypt-Password := "$1$5oVGRb3C$PCKT5Fv7d81NZTmzEm83e0".
> To configure windows client, i use PEAP with mschap V2. Is it
> right ? I don't find other ways to connect windows client with
> login/passwd.

You can't, unless you use a 3rd party supplicant or Windows 8.
Windows built-in only supports PEAP/MS-CHAPv2 for auth. The
password has to be stored clear-text or as an NT hash.

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Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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