Return values for rlm_exec scripts

Garry Glendown garry at
Wed Jan 10 05:30:04 CET 2007

Garry Glendown wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to configure dynamic values in the users-file, which works
> fine using the rlm_expr module. Anyway, due to some more complicated
> expressions that can not be formed using rlm_expr, I tried to set up an
> external script that will return the value I need ... only problem is: I
> can't seem to get the format right, and I can't seem to find any docs on
> what exactly to return so that the %{exec:...} entry will be used ...
> e.g, on a field that expects a numeric value, I tried something like this:
>     Session-Timeout := `%{exec:/bin/echo 200}`
> But all I get is this in the loggfile:
> Mon Jan  8 16:05:24 2007 : Error: Exec-Program-Wait: /bin/echo 200:
> unparsable reply
> What do I have to do to get FreeRadius to understand the return value?
> Thanks!!!

Nobody using rlm_exec???

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