Sporadic Windows 802.1x-PEAP-MSchapv2 failures solved with 2.1.10

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Nov 15 20:04:40 CET 2010

Cannady, Mike wrote:
> I just wanted to let everyone know that the 2.1.10 release fixed a
> sporadic problem that we were having with PEAP-MSchapv2 and 802.1x.  We
> had several PCs that would work only sometimes with freeradius, but they
> would always work with Microsoft's IAS.  I would move a problem PC from
> a switch authenticating with windows to another switch authenticating
> through freeradius and back and the problem stayed with the freeradius
> one. 

  That's good to hear!

> I was running 2.1.7 at the time.  I installed 2.1.10 to get to the
> latest version before using this list for help, just to have it fix the
> problem.  I suspect bug#17 was the issue.
> If the issue hadn't been solved, we were preparing to go to two MS
> server datacenter servers to do just the radius work (we have a *lot* of
> switches) which I thought was a lot of overkill and wouldn't give us the
> flexibility to do what we plan with the radius server in the future.
> Now we don't need the MS servers now!
> Thanks a bunch!!!!  You made me very happy!

  Thanks is due to Neal Garber for tracking down the problem and
providing the fix.

  Alan DeKok.

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