Can do EAP/TLS, but not EAP/MD5

Vladimir Vuksan vlists at
Fri Jul 8 08:39:47 CEST 2005

Jefri bin Dahari wrote:

> I have Freeradius running where wireless users authenticate using 
> EAP/TLS. Now, I would like to use the same server to authenticate 
> wired users using EAP/MD5 on Cisco switch 3750 but it doesn't work. 
> The log shows it doesn't do EAP authentication as shown below. 
> Attached is my eap.conf.

You appear to be setting Auth-Type to Local. Check your Users file and 
see where the Auth-Type := Local or similar is getting set. Comment it out.


>    users: Matched entry jeff at line 6
>  modcall[authorize]: module "files" returns ok for request 0
> modcall: group authorize returns updated for request 0
>  rad_check_password:  Found Auth-Type Local
> auth: type Local
> auth: No User-Password or CHAP-Password attribute in the request
> auth: Failed to validate the user.

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