Fall-Through attribute, reply or configure item?

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Feb 16 23:51:16 CET 2009

Damjan wrote:
> I'm reading the documentation of freeradius 2.1.3 (I've not gone through
> it all yet) and I find that "Fall-Through = Yes" is always specified as a
> reply attribute.


> But it isn't a real reply attribute isn't it? It's more of a configure
> attribute like Cleartext-Password, right? So it should be used in a
> check line with := (or radcheck DB table).

  Theoretically, yes.  Practically, no.

  There are 100,000 deployments on the server using the existing
functionality of Fall-Through, along with lots of documentation.
Changing it for the sake of "purity" is a waste of time.

  Alan DeKok.

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