802.1x ->Radius ->Ldap

Riccardo Veraldi Riccardo.Veraldi at cnaf.infn.it
Thu Jun 17 18:17:42 CEST 2010

check this out


Kyle Plimack wrote:
> I’m trying to use ldap to authorize/authenticate my users into the 
> wireless network using 802.1x.
> I just created a fresh installation of freeradius 2.1.7. We use Centos 
> Directory Server (aka red had dir. Srv / fedora dir.srv), not openLdap.
> I’ve read a lot of threads and looked at the protocol / encryption 
> compatibility chart, but I’ve never seen someone say, “this is the 
> solution”. An alternative I’m considering (I don’t know if its 
> possible), is having radius pass the authentication request to PAM. 
> Pam, on my radius server, is already connected to ldap, and should be 
> able to provide the same authentication. Is is possible, and if so how 
> should I do it?
> Attached is the output from radiusd –X, can you help me determine why 
> authentication is failing, but authorization is passing? Can I 
> automatically authenticate once authorized? Why are they two different 
> processes?
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