Access based on eDirectory and Accounting

tnt at tnt at
Fri Jan 30 10:50:33 CET 2009

>I am looking for a solution that will allow a captive portal to
>authenticate against eDirectory but also check the accounting database
>to ensure a user has not exceeded their bandwidth allocation. I would
>prefer not to import the eDirectory users into a SQL database but
>rather keep the actual users in eDirectory but I am not sure if
>Freeradius can authenticate off of eDirectory and also check
>accounting information in a SQL db before allowing access. I have used
>a pure SQL backend and it worked great but need advise on the above.

Yes. eDirectory will "replace" radcheck and radreply while accounting
will go to radacct.

>Can anyone tell me if this would require source hacking or if this is
>a straight forward configuration.

Straight forward.

>And if anyone knows of a web
>management front end for Freeradius besides the following that I have
>already looked at, that would be great: Dialup Admin, ARA and Radius
>Manager. Commercial solutions aswell.


Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

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