rlm_raw in 3.1.x

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Mon Jul 6 16:14:09 CEST 2015

> In the scenario of the public wifi service provider (eg something like
> hotspotsystem, cloud4wi etc), generally the hotspot is running on embedded
> devices with limited resources so the TLS option and local proxy is just
> not feasible. Plus it really impacts the "off the shelf" approach to
> providing such a service.

DD-WRT can cope with IPSec fine, and it runs on extremely resource constrained
systems. The volume of RADIUS traffic for individual access points is also
very low, so I really don't buy your argument.

> Would just be nice if the option was there for those who want to use it or
> some alternative that can provide similar functionality then we can.

It's a terrible approach that shouldn't be encouraged. That's why the module
hasn't been merged.


Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
FreeRADIUS development team

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