rlm_ldap: Attribute "User-Password" is required forauthentication

Alan DeKok aland at ox.org
Thu Jul 21 19:17:07 CEST 2005

"melvin" <melvin.wong at muvee.com> wrote:
> Sorry as I am not an expert in radius but if I do not set "Auth-Type = LDAP" 
> how do I ensure that the authentication goes thru ldap.

  LDAP is an authentication server?  That's news to me.

> All the users have their passwords stored in ldap and therefore I
> hope to utilise the ldap to do the authentication.

  LDAP is a database.  Let FreeRADIUS read the passwords from LDAP,
and have FreeRADIUS do the authentication.

  FreeRADIUS is an authentication server.  LDAP is not.

  Alan DeKok.

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