FreeRADIUS without Universal Password

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Feb 5 07:48:53 CET 2009

Jason C Brown wrote:
> Do you by chance know if every RADIUS server acts the same way?  For
> instance would Steel Belted RADIUS require the use of UP as well?

  Please read this explanation again:

>> The Novell password is not stored as an attribute unless Universal
>> password is enabled. It exists in eDirectory, can be created/modified by
>> ldap as userpassword but cannot be returned in an ldap search.

  The password can't be seen by *any* RADIUS server until it's stored as
a Universal password.

  This is a limitation of Novell's LDAP server, and applies to all LDAP
clients, whether they are RADIUS servers, command-line clients, web
servers, or anything else.

  Alan DeKok.

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