How can i authenticate my users against Active Directory?

Talwar, Puneet (NIH/NIAID) PTALWAR at
Wed Jun 29 22:29:08 CEST 2005

Well I am not running radiusd on my Linux box.  Do I need to run radiusd on
my Linux Box even though my radius server is running on a MS windows 2000

I thought only thing I had to do is setup pam_radius_auth to talk to my
radius server.



Puneet Talwar

-----Original Message-----
From: Dusty Doris [mailto:freeradius at] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 4:15 PM
To: FreeRadius users mailing list
Subject: RE: How can i authenticate my users against Active Directory? 

> See I am trying to authenticate against the AD, but in my case the RADIUS
> server is running on  a Windows Server and my client is a Linux box.  But
> the problem I am having is that when I try to authenticate against the AD
> from my Linux box I get error message in /var/log/messages
> login[4578]: pam_radius_auth: RADIUS server <Windows_Radius_Server
> IP_address> failed to respond
> login[4578]: pam_radius_auth: All RADIUS servers failed to respond.
> When I go check the log on the Radius server I can see the login attempts
> that are made from the Linux box.
> So I am not sure where else I can see what I am doing wrong here.

What does the radius server show in debug mode?

radiusd -X

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