ERROR: Condition evaluation failed

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Thu May 15 18:17:17 CEST 2014

On 15 May 2014, at 17:10, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:

> Phil Mayers wrote:
>> I'm seeing errors like:
>> (10) ERROR: Condition evaluation failed because the value of an operand
>> could not be determined: Unknown value 'Challenge' for attribute
>> 'Post-Auth-Type'
>  That's only in git "master" from what I can see.  It shouldn't be an
> error, only a debug message.
>> Second, they're apparently being copied to Module-Failure-Message. We've
>> logged this for a while to look for errors, and now I'm having to throw
>> away this irrelevant junk. Does this really constitute a
>> Module-Failure-Message?

What's evaluating Post-Auth-Type == Challenge? Whatever it is remove it...
If it's a policy the server ships with we'll remove it...

>  No.  They should just be debugging messages.

Anything that calls REDEBUG creates a Module-Failure-Message now.

It's a sensible design choice given how patchely applied the previous code to log Module-Failure-Message was.

Now you're guaranteed to have a complete history of the various failures for those requests which get rejected.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>
FreeRADIUS Development Team

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