What is CHAP-Challenge for?

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Feb 11 13:49:56 CET 2013

JCA wrote:
>   Thanks for you clarifications. Now I have noticed that the way in
> which freeradius-server 2.2.0 encrypts CHAP passwords before casting
> them to wire format is totally different from its counterpart in
> freeradius-client 1.1.6. The way in which 2.2.0 does it clearly agrees
> with the description given in section 2.2 of RFC 2865, whereas the
> approach followed in 1.1.6 is completely different and, therefore,
> wrong - which is perhaps why it is not compiled in by default. Would
> you know why that code in 1.1.6 is there at all?

  No idea.  That code is left over from probably 8 years ago.

  Alan DeKok.

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