MySQL authentication problem

Ian Truelsen ian.truelsen at
Sat Jan 13 23:02:28 CET 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 05:14 -0800, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Ian Truelsen wrote:
> > Thanks for the clarification. Now, I still have the problem that, if I
> > populate the users file with the same information that I have in my
> > radcheck table, I get a positive authentication on the user. Without the
> > users entry, I do not. Is there something else that needs to be
> > populated in the radius database, like the group tables, or something?
>   No.
>   Perhaps you could try describing what is going into the "users" file,
> and what you think it should be doing.
It seems that I got it to work by setting the Default auth_type
in /etc/raddb/users to Local as opposed to system. Not sure why that
works, but it does.

Many thanks for all the suggestions.
Ian Truelsen
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