Programatically provision users to server.

Matthew Carriere matthew.carriere at
Thu Dec 4 20:03:32 CET 2008

This is great thank you.

I was trying to find something in the documentation about doing this.  
Could anyone point me in the direction of documentation that outlines  
using a MySQL database for authenticating users?

Is there some kind of schema that the users table must follow?



On 4-Dec-08, at 1:44 AM, Alan DeKok wrote:

> 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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