FreeRadius different authorization and authentication methods

Jason Carr jcarr at
Wed Aug 31 20:25:56 CEST 2005

Alan DeKok wrote:
> Jason Carr <jcarr at> wrote:
>>I grepped for local in the raddb directory, and I'm not seeing anything
>>related to Auth-Type := Local in any config file.
>   Did you set it in the SQL database?
>>I saw that I'm not supposed to explicitly define Auth-Type := EAP,
>>but perhaps this is what I want?
>   No.  It's almost always wrong.
>   Alan DeKok.
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Against recommendations, I've added DEFAULT Auth-Type := EAP and the
server still says it's trying to use local authentication.  Does the
server fall back to local if it doesn't know which method to use or if
there's an error?

- Jason

Jason Carr
Carnegie Mellon University
Network Development

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