prevent roaming configuration question

James Wakefield jamesw at
Mon Oct 2 12:22:51 CEST 2006

James Wakefield wrote:
> isidoros wrote:
>> Thanks James for your answer,
>> I'm fairly new to freeradius I know the package only 14 days. (or 
>> radius in general for that matter)
>> The group configuration is a mystery to me. It is unclear for me how 
>> this separates the users. This is how I think
>> 1) G1 with users A,B,C
>> 2) G2 with users X,Y,Z
>> 3) At a request the configuration determines which group the user 
>> belongs to
>> 4) And makes a query for the users A until Z to the same database
>> 5) the auth_query only talks about the user.
>> 6) This is the point where a fail to understand that the group config 
>> helps me. The query is made to the same database on behalf of the any 
>> user.
>> Please spell it out to me where my thinking goes wrong. I would like 
>> the understand this group config thing better (if at all at this point 
>> in time).

Actually, explains it much better 
than I just did.

James Wakefield,
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