Wrong Password or User does not exist

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Sun Jan 27 15:12:56 CET 2013

malizadeh wrote:
> I installed a FreeRADIUS and I want to authenticate users by using this
> server. However, when a request is rejected there is ambiguity:
> 1. Username exist but password is wrong
> 2. This username does not exist in the server
> I need to know which condition is true when an authentication request is
> evaluated. Any help?

  You need to write a policy which checks for that, and creates a
different log message for each situation.

  This means understanding your configuration.  You need to understand
what happens when a user doesn't exist.  And what happens when a user
exists, but has a wrong password.

  Alan DeKok.

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