FreeRADIUS without Universal Password

Alexander Clouter alex at
Thu Feb 5 21:49:25 CET 2009

* Alan DeKok <aland at> [Thu, 05 Feb 2009 18:35:58 +0100]:
>> There is a concern that the UP is being stored in clear text in 
>> Novell and we need to turn off that service and only use simple 
>> password.  Since I am no Novell admin I really do not have a clue if 
>> we can encrypt the UP that is stored on the server or what other 
>> implications there are in turning off UP.
> Storing the UP in clear text isn't a security issue.  Really.
I have always considered it more of a problem that the users know the 
password :)


Alexander Clouter
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