User-Password required Authentication problem

Ivan Kalik tnt at
Thu Aug 28 12:41:48 CEST 2008

Well, ldap found the user but didn't find the password. Post the debug
from the request.

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

Dana 28/8/2008, "Syed Anwarul Hasan" <syedanwarulhasan2007 at>

>Hi Alan,
>Since I am using a Plain password in the LDAP database, hence I tried to do
>LDAP Authentication with Auth-type set to LDAP.
>Even I tried with only uncommenting ldap in Authorize and Authenticate
>section of default file in sites-enabled.Still, I am having the Problem with
>*no Authenticate method found for user error.
>Please comment.
>debug o/p:
>++[ldap] returns ok
>++[expiration] returns noop
>++[logintime] returns noop
>rlm_pap: WARNING! No "known good" password found for the user.
>Authentication may fail because of this.
>++[pap] returns noop
>*auth: No authenticate method (Auth-Type) configuration found for the
>request: Rejecting the user*
>auth: Failed to validate the user.
>  Found Post-Auth-Type Reject
>+- entering group REJECT
>        expand: %{User-Name} -> hasan
> attr_filter: Matched entry DEFAULT at line 11
>On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 7:19 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at>wrote:
>> Syed Anwarul Hasan wrote:
>> > ... Also in the Sites-enabled dir under default file, I have
>> > added in the Authorize section I added,
>> > *update control {
>> >   Auth-Type :=ldap
>>   Why?  All of the documentation and configuration files say DO NOT DO
>> ...
>> > rlm_ldap: Attribute "User-Password" is required for authentication.
>> > Cannot use " (null)".
>>   You are sending the server a request that doesn't contain a
>> User-Password attribute.
>>  Don't set Auth-Type.
>>  Alan DeKok.
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