radius help

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Thu May 14 22:34:09 CEST 2009

jon jon wrote:
> I have am using slackware 12.1 and installed freeradius version 2.1.5. I
> have read the Install and the Readme me file.  I am trying the radtest
> program out and I start the radius server in debugging mode in one
> virtual screen and do a "radtest test test localhost 0 testing123" from
> another virtual screen, I get a access reject of my packets. So the good
> thing is that my radius server is receiving the packets. Now I move on
> to see if I create a user called bob in the users file. I put this at
> the top of the file:
>  bob     Cleartext-Password := "hello" and run radtest again using
> "radtest bob hello localhost 0 testing123" and still get access reject
> message. So I know that my server is up and running, but the user is
> being rejected because of the password not matching, right?

You need to restart the server to get it to reread the users file.
Alternatively I believe Alan said HUP would cause the user's file to be

John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com>

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