store encypted passwords

Matthias Nagel matthias.h.nagel at
Mon Oct 8 23:02:36 CEST 2012


> I have set up FreeRADIUS Version 2.1.10 on an Ubuntu server 12.04,
> Mysql Server version: 5.5.24. Everything is up and running but the
> users passwords are stored in plain text in raddacct. I tried changing
> the attribute to Crypt-Password but it doesn't change anything.

What do you mean by "doesn't change anything"? If you have changed the attribute name to "Crypt-Password" and you also modified the attribute's value accordingly, what do you expect? If it still works, then be happy.

> Do I
> need to make a change to a config file also? Not sure what type of
> encryption would be best one that works MD5?

For a copatibilty of password encryption schemes and protocols, see here:

> Thanks,


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