force_check_config - how to use?

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Jan 20 11:21:20 CET 2011

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karnik jain wrote:
> I am having one question regarding UTF-8 handling of RADIUS server.
> As Per our talk you told me that whatever the module which required to use
> mulilingual characters that is required to do UTF-8 encoding decoding
> stuff..

  I don't think I said that.

> But my doubt lies here,
> When RADIUS server recieves request containing
> the username of multilingual characters then without decoding UTF-8,
> how can RADIUS server compare it with the stored username's password
> inside the its own file named *"/usr/local/etc/raddb/users"* ?

  The RFCs require that the User-Name (and all other printable strings)
within RADIUS are UTF-8.

  Alan DeKok.

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