Authentication password used by client

Christoph Schmidt at
Mon Sep 14 10:40:30 CEST 2009

Thanks for the answer.

Wireshark tells me

AVP: l=18 t=User-Password(2): Encrypted

According to your list it should be PAP, but PAP does not encrypt the
passwords. Looking in the byte stream, I cannot find the configured
password. So I have doubts that it's really PAP.


On Fri, 2009-09-11 at 11:25 +0200, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Christoph Schmidt wrote:
> > I have a RADIUS client requesting an authorization and I would like to
> > know which protocol this client is using.
>   Look in the packet.  It says this.
>     User-Password -> PAP
>     CHAP-Pasword -> CHAP
>     MS-CHAP-* -> MSCHAP
>     EAP-* -> EAP
>   It's really that easy.
>   Alan DeKok.

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