Password conflict between Radius Server and Machine account

kpani dhandu_k at
Tue Jun 16 19:07:31 CEST 2009

Thanks Ivan. 

My requirement falls in the situation where the radius server will configure
a user which may be already configured machine.

And I couldn't find the 'authorize' config file anywhere in my server. May I
know the exact file/path, the unix should be commented. I am using RedHat


Ivan Kalik wrote:
>> When I was trying to authenticate ssh login through radius server, I
>> noticed
>> an conflict issue with password.
>> I have a linux machine-1 in which radius server is installed. I have
>> configured an user with name/password as root/public in
>> /usr/local/etc/raddb/users. But the linux machine already have a 'root'
>> user
>> account with password 'public123'.
> Comment out unix in authorize. Don't store passwords for same username in
> several places. Pick one.
> Ivan Kalik
> Kalik Informatika ISP
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