unix module authentication doesn't work.....confirmation that client 64bit arch(amd64) does not work

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Wed Aug 23 19:31:11 CEST 2006

wtautz <wtautz at cs.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> Well, I have confirmed that if do NOT use amd64 Ubuntu/Dapper but a
> i386 Ubuntu/Dapper architecture my configuration works. That is,
> I created a user called test1 on the client and disabled the passwd, next
> created the same user on server and gave a passwd. Voila it works.

  So it's a 64-bit issue with the MD5 libraries included in the PAM
module/ Edit the code to fix it.

> I assume that radius does things in an encrypted manner...I get the
> impression
> it's tranmitting passwds in the clear?

  <sigh>  No.

  Alan DeKok.
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