Authentication Method

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Jun 2 17:19:36 CEST 2006

fvt3 <fvt3 at> wrote:
> I have questions concerning authentication method.  Is
> it possible to force radius to authenticate off of
> ldap AND also from a local database? Example, say a
> user is connected to radius, first his user
> id/password will be authenticated against ldap and if
> the supplied credential is correct, force it to also
> authenticate against a local database.

  See doc/configurable_failover.  It's possible to list multiple
modules in a group in the "authenticate" section, but it's not
generally a good idea.

> Second question, can you force radius to authenticate
> off of ldap or local database.  I want the option to
> choose which method a user should be authenticated
> depending on their user id. 

  Yes.  See Auth-Type.  But use it very carefully.

  Alan DeKok.

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