freeradius sql MD5-Password pap fails

Adam Bishop Adam.Bishop at
Thu Sep 29 13:39:37 CEST 2016

On 29 Sep 2016, at 12:32, Jan-Christoph Fuchs <jcfuchs at> wrote:
> No I have changed the Database table radcheck to store MD5-Password. Tests with radtest works, but livetest will be rejected.

Your clients are using EAP-MSCHAPv2 not EAP-MD5 in the tunnel. MSCHAP is incompatible with md5 hashes.

See the matrix here:

> Background: We are a BOYD school. If the solution is to install a protocoll extension on every client of our students to achieve md5 passwords, than the project is not possible and I will keep Cleartext-Password

Depends on what your clients support, but md5 is considered a broken algorithm, which may help your decision.

If you're concerned about storing cleartext passwords, you can configure your clients for TTLS/GTC and store SSHA-512 hashes in the database.


Adam Bishop

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