Novell E-Directory

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Jul 13 16:50:46 CEST 2010

John McDonnell wrote:
> I've noticed in all the old documentation that it says to configure
> FreeRADIUS with --with-edir to enable support for Novell. All of the
> documentation for this that I've found is generally old and referencing FR
> v1.x and not 2.x. On FreeBSD, in the ports system, the with-edir toggle
> has been removed from the config options when building FR v2.x though it
> is still something available in the older FR v1.x.

  It's been removed from the top-level "configure" script.  It's still
accepted by the configure script for the "ldap" module.

  When the main configure script runs, it accepts any command-line
options it doesn't understand, and passes them down to the lower-level
configure scripts.

> My question is, do I need to do anything special when building FR v2.x to
> get support for the couple of e-directory options
> (edir_account_policy_check come to mind) or if this just works out of the
> box.
> If I do still need to configure --with-edir 


> when compiling, does anyone
> happen to know the syntax for FreeBSD to include it since it is no longer
> a toggle option. (If it is required, I'll drop an e-mail on the maintainer
> to see if it can be added again to make things simpler in the future.)

  No, sorry.

  Alan DeKok.

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