Why do I need to force Auth-Type?

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Aug 12 09:06:31 CEST 2008

sphaero wrote:
> In a previous post "PAP what password encryption is used?" I managed to get
> authentication working with a msssql backend however I need to force
> Auth-Type := PAP. I read it's bad practice to force the Auth-Type so I was
> wondering what I could do to let freeradius figure the authentication
> itself.

  List "pap" *inside* of the Autz-Type blocks, *after* your SQL modules.

> This is all done on freeradius 1.1.6 (OSS 10.3)

  Ugh.  2.0 is much better.

  Alan DeKok.

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