Refusing to start due to insecure configuration

A.L.M.Buxey at A.L.M.Buxey at
Mon Jun 22 10:56:52 CEST 2009


> C:\\bin>radiusd.exe -d ../etc/raddb -AX 
>  Starting - reading configuration files ...
> reread_config:  reading radiusd.conf
> Configuration directory ../etc/raddb is globally writable.  Refusing to start due to insecure configuration.
> Errors reading radiusd.conf
> what wrong about  it? 

I think the error message you are seeing is fairly self-evident.

the config directory is globally writable - meaning anyone on
the system can make changes to it - this is very bad. you need to use
windows file/directoy permissions to ensure that it is only writable
by admin or admin group.


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