Please HELP!!! Any ideas??? MySQL and users file... Difference???

Alan DeKok aland at
Sat Feb 25 18:00:29 CET 2006

"Alex Savguira" <savguira at> wrote:
> Of course it works if I only have a single encrypted problem. This is
> exactly where my problem is. I do run a bunch of services onsite, some
> using the PAP passwords (CRYPT form) and some using the MS-CHAPv2
> (partly internal and partly accessing the ADS via NTLM). I want the
> single logon for all services.

  The use clear-text passwords.  Also storing crypt'd passwords is a
waste of time and gains nothing except additional headaches.

> If say PPPoe is PAP and IPSEC is MS-CHAPv2 I need two entries one with
> the CRYP-ted password for PAP and one plain or NT-hash for MS-CHAPv2.

  No.  Absolutely not.  The PAP authentication can use the clear-text
password, too.

> Everything works when using "users" file. PAP doesn't work when using
> the mysql backend

  Use ':=', not '=='.

> Do you by any chance know WHY it only processes one
> record and how to make it process two instead?

  Did you read previous responses to your questions?

  Alan DeKok.

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