LDAP authentication trouble on 3.0

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Jul 5 10:07:00 CEST 2012

On 07/05/2012 12:24 AM, David Aldwinckle wrote:
> Hello,
> I am having a problem getting LDAP authentication working on FreeRADIUS
> Version 3.0.0. The behaviour I am experiencing is that the server will
> send an Access-Accept message without doing any checking of credentials.
> I would expect to see an LDAP bind, but that does not occur. In the
> debug output, I see a FreeRadius preparing to proxy, but this never
> happens. I'm hoping that I've overlooked something simple, it has been a
> while since I've done a fresh install.

You've most likely misconfigured the server, possibly without realising 
it. I note you are proxying the NULL realm to a local virtual server, 
which is a very not-default configuration.

> (0) Auth-Type = Accept, accepting the user

Find out where this is configured, and remove it.

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