SSH authendication with radius server fails if the user does not exist in radius client

kpani dhandu_k at
Wed Jun 17 19:03:42 CEST 2009

Yes. Got it. Thanks Ivan.


Ivan Kalik wrote:
>> Do you mean the radius server can be only used for password
>> authentication
>> in case of ssh/telnet?
> Yes.
>> Can't we login using the centralized
>> username/password?
> No, that can't work. Let's say that you were authenticated and reached the
> shell as a nonexistant local user. How is he suposed to access anything or
> execute any commands? No permissions would apply to him.
> Ivan Kalik
> Kalik Informatika ISP
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