No authenticate method (Auth-Type) configuration found for the request: Rejecting the user

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Apr 27 18:52:23 CEST 2010

Johnny R wrote:
> Hi all,
> Problem solved about CopSpot and Freeradius, it works against the user
> file (not OpenLDAP). Actually, I am wondering if I can do the
> authentication using eap-tls module. I enabled  it and it gave me the
> following output:
> Tue Apr 27 11:12:19 2010 : Error: rlm_eap: SSL error
> error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or directory
> Tue Apr 27 11:12:19 2010 : Error: rlm_eap_tls: Error reading certificate
> file $/etc/freeradius/certs/serverd.pem

  So... that file doesn't exist.  Maybe you need to create it?

  And this error occurs only if you edit the default configuration, and
break it.

> Frankly, I don't know what the error means: is that the rlm_eap module 
> was not found (and it's right, it is not present in my system) , if so
> how can I install it without reinstalling the whole freeradius ?

  You should try reading *all* of the error messages, rather than only
the last one or two.  The server is telling you what's wrong.

  Alan DeKok.

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