freeradius FreeTDS/sybase

Gabriel Blanchard gabriel at
Wed Jan 14 21:38:32 CET 2009

On 14-Jan-09, at 11:36 AM, Peter Nixon wrote:

> On Wed 14 Jan 2009, Alan DeKok wrote:
> > Gabriel Blanchard wrote:
> > > Reading through the freeradius archive I realize that FreeTDS  
> support
> > > has been "abandoned". But I'm at the point where I need this  
> support
> > > for MSSQL connectivity and ready to spend the time coding the
> > > necessary modules to support it. Would it be safe to simply use  
> the
> > > Sybase library and go from there? What is currently missing from
> > > FreeTDS for it to be stable with Freeradius?
> >
> >   Use the sybase plugin.  The freetds plugin never worked, and was
> > removed at the request of the freetds developers.
> Alternativly use ODBC together with the FreeTDS ODBC driver..
What I don't understand is why freetds works fine with ODBC but  
doesn't if used directly by freeradius. Is the problem with freeradius  
or freetds...or both? Is it just a matter of updating the module?


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