rlm_ldap: Attribute "User-Password" is required for authentication

Alan DeKok aland at ox.org
Wed Jul 13 19:06:41 CEST 2005

"melvin" <melvin.wong at muvee.com> wrote:
> Currently I need to use ldap to authenticate my users and I keep
> encountering the same problem "rlm_ldap: Attribute "User-Password" is
> required for authentication".

  Read the rest of the debug log.  You have told the LDAP module to
perform authentication.

>  I have tried adding
> "checkItem       User-Password                   userPassword" into
> ldap.attrmap but it still doesn't work.

  Because the LDAP module is trying to use the password in the RADIUS
packet to log into the LDAP server.

  Don't set "Auth-Type = LDAP"

  Alan DeKok.

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