Question about authenticating CHAP clients usinganexternalprogram- A different case

tnt at tnt at
Tue Feb 24 18:19:27 CET 2009

>Thanks for your reply. You are right and I do know that this is not the
>right way to get things done, but what we have got here is a sophisticated
>and feature-balloted AAA system which is totally based on external programs.

So what would be the problem in sorting out your "features" in
authorization script and leaving authentication to the server?

>As a mid-term solution we should try to respond to our numerous clients who
>are using CHAP, MS-CHAP and MS-CHAPv2 connections. Please please, let me
>know if there exists any solution to implement these features in an external
>authentication program.

Freeradius is open source. Look up the code in rlm_chap and rlm_mschap.

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

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