users file and User-Password..

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri May 27 18:43:33 CEST 2005

Rok Papez <rok.papez at> wrote:
> I beg to differ... the users file is one of the things in freeradius that
> are not confusing :).

  It appears to be simple, but your question about User-Password shows
the limitations & problems of the "users" file.

> What is supposed to replace the users file ?

  rlm_policy, or something similar.  Yes, it is a little bit more
complicated than the "users" file, but it's MUCH clearer as to what
it's doing, and why.

> For example I use users file to do:

  We will NOT remove functionality from the server in future releases.

  We MAY change how you configure that functionality.

  Alan DeKok.

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