Using realms without proxying

Leigh Martell leigh.martell at
Thu Sep 3 23:42:54 CEST 2009

Just proxy the realm locally..

realm managers {
        auth = LOCAL
        acct = LOCAL

You may want to make sure you acct query is not using the stripped user name


On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 4:27 PM, James Wu <james at> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm using freeradius-2.1.4 with MySQL and would like to set up realms
> without proxying. The reason is that I'd like to keep all the requests
> to a single Radius server, however would like to separate the users'
> radreplies based on their username/groups. I know that I can use
> groupnames to have group based policies but I would like to have the
> groupname as part of the login name, hence the realms.
> The main reason for wanting to set up realms is so that I can have a
> username with username at groupname format and use the variables %{Realm}
> and %{Stripped-User-Name}. When I do set up realms, it seems that I have
> to proxy. Is there another way of accomplishing this?
> James
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