How to handle non digest messeg if Auth-Type is set to Digest?

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Thu Jul 27 22:18:23 CEST 2006

GlobeInPhotos wrote:
> Hi
> My Freeradius has to receive and process digest and non-digest message but
> when freeradius  receives and process  nondigest message (I have only one
> such message) I've got message:
> ERROR: You set 'Auth-Type = Digest' for a request that did not contain any
> digest attributes!
>   modcall[authenticate]: module "digest" returns invalid for request 1
> modcall: leaving group authenticate (returns invalid) for request 1

Don't set Auth-Type = digest. In fact, don't set Auth-Type at all, 
except in the rare cases of Reject or Accept. The "digest" and other 
modules will (should) set the Auth-Type for themselves in the authorize 
section, and only do it if it *is* a digest (or other) request.

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