etc_smbpasswd authentication failed

Ramses van Pinxteren ramses at
Thu Jul 7 11:34:22 CEST 2005

Thanks for this answer. I now start to undaerstand the debugreport.

How can I now enable the etc_passwd section? Simply putting 
etc_passwd in the authorize section is not enough unfortunately.

So again: a big HELPP


>Ramses van Pinxteren <ramses at> wrote:
>>  When I start radius in debug mode, it shows me that authentication is
>>  progressing perfect (modcall: group authorize returns ok for request
>>  0)
>>  However it still returns a accept-reject package.
>   Did you *read* the debug output?
>>     rad_check_password:  Found Auth-Type System
>>  auth: type "System"
>>     Processing the authenticate section of radiusd.conf
>>  modcall: entering group authenticate for request 0
>>     modcall[authenticate]: module "unix" returns notfound for request 0
>   What part of that is unclear?
>   It's doing authentication against /etc/passwd, and not using the
>password from the smbpasswd file.
>   Alan DeKok.
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