FreeRADIUS PHP Module rlm_php

John Holden john at
Fri Mar 28 16:35:01 CET 2008

Hello all. 

Despite earlier discussion on the woes of using PHP scripts to process 
requests, I've been developing a module to embed PHP in a (striking) 
similar approach used by the rlm_python module.  Essentially, you can 
define a PHP function for any of the available rlm hooks 
(authentication, authorization, acct, checksimul, proxy, etc), and those 
functions will be called by the embedded PHP interpreter when 
appropriate, returning a status value, and config and reply attributes.

The result is functional, but not without a few bugs.  I must admit my C 
programming skills are a bit rusty, but I believe I've got a reasonable 
first stab at this. 

One of the major problems I seem to be having is properly handling 
threading (it tends to crash unless I start radiusd with the -s option).

Would anyone be willing to take a look at what I've put together?  If 
so, where how should I share the code?
All feedback is welcomed. Thanks,



John Holden

Lead Software Developer
83 Hanover Street, Suite 54
Manchester, NH 03101
(877) 898-9392 x4959

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