Request about implementation of alternate authentication mechanism in freeradius

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Tue Apr 29 16:02:28 CEST 2014

On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 02:44:12PM +0200, Michal Vymazal wrote:
> We are going to append binary code to some ldap modules - the goal is to
> enable ldap to use "alternate passwords" for some ldap entries. Means,
> every app using ldap bind will can use "alternate passwords" to verify
> the user access. Useful for the environment of mobile devices etc.

This is difficult to understand, but sounds like you want to just
use two instances of ldap, checking different LDAP password
attributes, with failover? In which case, no code changes


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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