Unknown value specified for Autz-Type, freeradius 2.1.3

Kent Nasveschuk knasveschuk at mbl.edu
Tue Dec 23 15:00:10 CET 2008

I added:
authorize {
        Autz-Type DEVICES {
to sites-available/default and everything now works, MAC authentication from one device and 802.1x from other. The configuration is complex to say the least but works great!


Kent L. Nasveschuk
Systems Administrator

Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

----- Original Message -----
From: tnt at kalik.net
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Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 4:28:55 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: Unknown value specified for Autz-Type, freeradius 2.1.3

>Having a little problem with "Unknown value specified for Autz-Type".
>OS CentOS 5
>Freeradius version 2.1.3 latest
>I have this working on a 1.1.3 version that ships with CentOS 5 but having a little problem here.
>Ready to process requests.
>rad_recv: Access-Request packet from host port 49152, id=62, length=146
>	User-Name = "00-11-24-80-40-7A"
>	Service-Type = Framed-User
>	Called-Station-Id = "00-01-F4-5C-97-80"
>	Calling-Station-Id = "00-11-24-80-40-7A"
>	NAS-IP-Address =
>	NAS-Port = 17
>	NAS-Port-Type = Ethernet
>	NAS-Port-Id = "ge.1.17"
>	User-Password = "xxxxxxx"
>	Message-Authenticator = 0x21da3669c869a962c6270f0cee3d3bac
>+- entering group authorize {...}
>++[preprocess] returns ok
>++[chap] returns noop
>++[mschap] returns noop
>[suffix] No '@' in User-Name = "00-11-24-80-40-7A", looking up realm NULL
>[suffix] No such realm "NULL"
>++[suffix] returns noop
>[eap] No EAP-Message, not doing EAP
>++[eap] returns noop
>++[unix] returns notfound
>[files] 	expand: %{Client-IP-Address} ->
>[files] 	expand: %{Client-IP-Address} ->
>[files] users: Matched entry DEFAULT at line 5
>++[files] returns ok
>++[expiration] returns noop
>++[logintime] returns noop
>[pap] Found existing Auth-Type, not changing it.
>++[pap] returns noop
>Using Autz-Type DEVICES
>  WARNING: Unknown value specified for Autz-Type.  Cannot perform requested action.

This is default virtual server now. Add the additional types to it as

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

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