pam_radius_auth issue

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Fri Jul 21 13:28:49 CEST 2006

Mircea Harapu wrote:
>> PAP sends the following radius request:
>> User-Name = "Someuser"
>> User-Password = "somepassword"
>> HOWEVER, the User-Password field in a radius packet is defined by RFC to
>> be encrypted with the radius shared secret.
> The pam_radius_auth is sending User-Password without beeing encrypted .
> I have set the same shared secret in /etc/raddb/server and clients.conf

I believe you are incorrect. Have you looked at the actual packets on 
the wire with a sniffer?

Remember, when FreeRadius displays the packet, it has already decrypted 
it so of course you will see it in the clear in the FR debug output and 

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