Help needed with MS-CHAP

King, Michael MKing at
Thu Feb 23 23:54:34 CET 2006

Just to further my own knowledge. 

> -----Original Message-----
> Charles Blake wrote:
> > I am trying to set up a freeradius-1.1.0 server for authenticating 
> > users using MS-CHAP passwords.
> > 
> > I pretend to authenticate users against shadow.
> You can't do that.
> MS-CHAP requires the NT hash, the plaintext password from 
> which it can derive the NT hash, or Samba configured as a 
> domain member and use of the "ntlm_auth" helper.

Does this also apply to MS-CHAPv2?

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