James Devine fxmulder at
Thu Feb 4 16:59:36 CET 2010

I'm assuming you're referring to the shadow group?  That wouldn't work
on freebsd though, I tried setting group to wheel with no success.

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
> James Devine wrote:
>> the problem seems to be that getpwnam in rlm_unix is getting '*' for
>> the encrypted password when not running as root, this works fine if it
>> runs as root.  Is there another way of retrieving the password from
>> the passwd file without having to run as root?
>  Read radiusd.conf.  Look for "shadow".
>  Alan DeKok.
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