Basic problems getting things to run

Geoff Silver geoff+freeradius at
Fri Feb 17 15:17:22 CET 2006

Ah.  The include line in raddb/dictionary was wrong (pointing to the
dictionary directory, not dictionary/dictionary).  Auth-Type := Accept seems
to be working now, so hopefully I can manage it from here (if not, I'm sure
you'll hear from me again).

Thanks a ton!

Alan DeKok wrote:
> Geoff Silver <geoff+freeradius at> wrote:
>>Forgive me if I'm missing something incredibly obvious, but I absolutely can't
>>get auth to work.  ever.  For starters, here's what I see when running
>>'radiusd -AX':
>>rad_recv: Access-Request packet from host, id=136, length=61
>>        Attr-1 = 0x6a617468616e69736d
>   You are not using the dictionaries that come with the server.
> You've probably got a Gnu RADIUS dictionary installed in /etc/raddb.
>   The "make install" output has a few lines at the end telling you
> that it didn't over-write existing dictionaries, and what to do to fix
> the problem.  Read that text.
>   Also, ensure that FreeRADIUS is looking for it's configuration files
> in a different directory than where the GNU radius configuration files
> are located.  That will solve a lot of problems.
>   Alan DeKok.
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