FreeRadius different authorization and authentication methods
jcarr at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Aug 30 20:13:17 CEST 2005
Alan DeKok wrote:
> Jason Carr <jcarr at andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
>>I'm attempting to use a FreeRadius server for authentication of wireless
>> using 802.1x. I would also like to use a SQL database for
>>authorization. I've done some limited testing without success. It
>>looks like the authorization method also is the authentication method,
> No, they're completely independent.
>>for example if I use sql for the authorization and eap for the
>>authentication, the authentication request fails:
>>modcall[authorize]: module "sql" returns ok for request 1
>>modcall: group authorize returns ok for request 1
>>auth: type Local
> Don't set "Auth-Type := Local".
> The server doesn't do this by default, so it must be something in
> your site's configuration.
> Alan DeKok.
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I grepped for local in the raddb directory, and I'm not seeing anything
related to Auth-Type := Local in any config file. I saw that I'm not
supposed to explicitly define Auth-Type := EAP, but perhaps this is what
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