Programatically provision users to server.

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Dec 4 10:44:50 CET 2008

Matthew Carriere wrote:
> I am thinking of adding a FreeRadius server to an existing
> infrastructure in order to provision users through an application.

  FreeRADIUS authenticates users... databases provision them.

> I am
> currently running a WLAN controller connecting several access points.
> Currently users are added manually through the WLAN controller interface.
> Could I add a FreeRadius server and be able to programatically add users
> to it? I need to be able to do this through a Ruby on Rails application.

  Install FreeRADIUS *and* MySQL.  Use a RoR app to provision the
database.  Use FreeRADIUS to pull user information out of the database,
and authenticate the users.

  Alan DeKok.

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