Freeradius 3 with LDAP Authentication Bind as User

Klemen forneci forneci at
Fri May 29 18:42:25 CEST 2020

Check the help in the ldap module. There are update control Auth type lines
inside that set the Auth type to ldap and will Auth with bind instead of
reading the password from ldap

V pet., 29. maj 2020 18:12 je oseba Jason Leiby <leibyj at> napisala:

> Hi Experts,
> I am trying to setup my radius server to authenticate users with their AD
> password.  I do not have access to our corporate Active Directory so I
> cannot use Samba and winbind, I only have access to the LDAP server that
> ties into AD.  Each user has read only access to LDAP so they can bind with
> the correct credentials and verify the password.
> I have successfully setup freeradius to connect to the LDAP server and
> verify credentials as long as the ‘identity’ and ‘password’ are provided in
> the ldap module.  What I would like to do is bind as the verifying user
> instead of using a single account.  Scouring the internet has proven
> fruitless, so I was hoping you can point me in the correct direction.  I am
> happy to provide logs and configs if needed.  I would first like to confirm
> that this is feasible.
> Thank you,
> Jason
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