Freeradius in an AD environment on opensuse server
aland at deployingradius.com
Thu Aug 14 09:12:12 CEST 2008
Murray, Elizabeth [DNR] wrote:
> I’ve been struggling with this for months.
That's always a bad sign. If something goes wrong... ask.
> I found a doc HOW TO on the
> opensuse website. It says I have to use Samba in order to have the
> users authenticate. For some reason every time I get that thing
> configured, it works for a few days then…it’s gone.
Computers aren't magic. If data disappears, it's because something is
making it disappear.
> Can I set up freeradius to authenticate with ldaps and be secure?
No. Active Directory pretends to be an LDAP server. But it doesn't
supply clear-text passwords when LDAP clients ask for them. So... the
only way for FreeRADIUS to authenticate against AD is via Samba.
> I would really be grateful for any help you could give me. I now have
> the radius server back to it’s original configuration….clean. So I’m
> ready to do your bidding.
See my web site for configuring FreeRADIUS && AD.
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