Pptpd / MySql / MD5

Thibault Le Meur Thibault.LeMeur at supelec.fr
Wed May 7 22:07:14 CEST 2008

Sascha Kiefer a écrit :
> Hi,
> Thanks to http://wiki.freeradius.org/PopTop i can authenticate my vpn 
> users
> using an remote radius server using MS-CHAPv2
You're welcome ;-)
> Passwords are stored in clear in the mysql database.
> PopTop is responsible for the remoteip.
> Everything works.
> Now, is it possible?
> * to use md5 passwords in db; i had this in the first place but
> authentication failed
No, with MS-CHAPv2 your radius server needs either to know the NTLM-Hash 
version of your password or the plaintext version of your password. MD5 
is not supported by design.


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