Shared Secret questions.
aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Jun 21 21:36:47 CEST 2010
Scott Neugroschl wrote:
> I'm looking through RFCs 2865 and 5080, and I can’t really find anything
> specific on the format of the shared secret.
The standards are silent on a lot of topics.
> Must it be pure ASCII, or can it be a hex string? Is there a maximum
> length (I found the minimum length recommendation)?
There are no format or length limitations on the shared secret.
> These have to do with the specifics of the client that I'm developing
> using the FreeRADIUS client lib.
It's usually implementation-specific. ASCII strings are a good start.
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