Setting up a VPN server with pptp and RADIUS for all sorts of clients

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Thu Feb 8 13:20:39 CET 2007

robert wrote:

> A log sent from the Radius Admin shows that the mschap module fails to 
> find User-Password (this is how I have understood it!) and refuses to 
> validate the user.

> here is the part I am talking about:
>      FROM Radius log:
>         auth: type "MS-CHAP"
>     Processing the authenticate section of radiusd.conf
>     modcall: entering group MS-CHAP for request 0
>     rlm_mschap: No User-Password configured.  Cannot create LM-Password.
>     rlm_mschap: No User-Password configured.  Cannot create NT-Password.
>     rlm_mschap: Told to do MS-CHAPv2 for dupontd with NT-Password    
>     rlm_mschap: FAILED: No NT/LM-Password.  Cannot perform authentication.
> But I am sure that the field User password contains the valid password I 
> am trying to use.

It definitely doesn't. The server doesn't make elementary mistakes like 

Could you please post the entire output of FR run under debug (-X 
switch) so we can see the details.

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