Freeradius on lenny doesn't permit mschap auth

David Dumortier d.dumortier at
Fri Jan 14 13:44:29 CET 2011

Le Fri Jan 14 2011 à 12:05:36PM +0000, Phil Mayers dit :
> On 14/01/11 10:59, David Dumortier wrote:
>>>    You're running 2.0.4.  I suggest upgrading to 2.1.10.
>> I'm on Debian/lenny, I will stay on lenny.
> Sigh. So you're not willing to follow the advice people give you. Why ask?

Mmmmh seems to be pretty offensive !
In a production environement you can't make what you want. </end of
the troll>.

>> I admit I can have made a mistake but currently I don't see it, so I
>> post here.
> You have made a mistake:
> Ready to process requests.
> rad_recv: Access-Request packet from host port 47992, id=115,  
> length=59
> 	User-Name = "user"
> 	User-Password = "passwd"
> 	NAS-IP-Address =
> 	NAS-Port = 0
> ...this is not an mschap request. Therefore:
> ++[mschap] returns noop
> auth: No authenticate method (Auth-Type) configuration found for the  
> request: Rejecting the user
> ...i.e. the mschap module ignores it, because it's not mschap, and no  
> other module catches it, so it can't be handled/authenticated.
> If you want to test mschap... send an mschap request.

So radtest can't make an mschap request ?

David Dumortier
PS : I'm not here to listen read the doc, I read it and others. I
tryed 2 times step by step and have a problem. I'm not here to be
bashed, thank you. It is the first time in ten years I have a welcome
like this.

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