FDS + Freeradius = pain.

Joey McDonald joey at scare.org
Fri Feb 3 19:26:38 CET 2006

I wonder why can't I just use an ldap bind to authenticate? I'm already
doing it to authorize.. seems like I should be able to do it to authenticate
as well.


On 2/3/06, Alan DeKok <aland at ox.org> wrote:
> Joey McDonald <jmcdice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well, I'm not using windows systems at all - I've got OSX clients and a
> > linux-based PPTP server. The passwords are stored as SSHA in my LDAP
> > directory. That finally makes sense as to why radtest works, so thanks!
>   And it explains why MS-CHAP will never work.  It's *impossible*.
> > My next question is, what Auth-Type should I be using for SSHA's
> > stored in an LDAP directory. Clearly LDAP isn't going to be it if it
> > doesn't support decrypting passwords and I don't wish to store
> > passwords in plain text in the directory.
>   Then you can't do MS-CHAP.  It's a s simple as that.
>   If you're not willing to store clear-text passwords, you can store
> NT-Passwords in LDAP.  But that's your ONLY other option to get
> MS-CHAP to work.
>   Alan DeKok.
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