Need help Configuring Radius and Ldap

James Winter james.winter at
Tue Dec 7 16:14:12 CET 2010

> Oh dear. A lot of the online info is out-of-date or plain wrong.
> If you've made a lot of changes, and you're not sure exactly what  
> youve changed and why, my advice would be to start again from  
> scratch. Restore the default configs, and use the following system:
> 1. Check the config into version control
> 2. Make ONE and ONLY ONE change
> 3. Test it
> 4. Goto step 1
> One of the new DVCSes like git/bzr/hg are ideal for this.
> The *first* change you want to make is adding a user to the "users"  
> file
> username	Cleartext-Password := "password"
> Check that what you want to do works with that user. Then you can  
> move onto LDAP. Keeping a dump of the debug output at each step can  
> be handy too - then you can compare them.
> Hope this helps.

Phil, Thank you very much the advice worked like a charm, and now I  
have everything up and running again...

- james

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