Profile-Name attribute

John Center at
Thu Apr 18 16:19:11 CEST 2013

Hi Alan,

On 04/17/2013 05:50 PM, Alan DeKok wrote:
> John Center wrote:
>>   I see this isn't
>> defined in the v2.2 FreeRADIUS internal dictionary, though there is a
>> gap in the numbering where it would be.  If I understand it correctly,
>> it looks like one could have a "profiles" file with individual named
>> profiles defined containing NAS-specific text that would be sent back to
>> the NAS as is upon successful authentication.  Is anything like this
>> still supported?  Can the "User-Profile" attribute be used in a similar
>> way?
>    I'm not sure what Merit meant by "profiles".  So no, FreeRADIUS
> doesn't do that.
It looks like it was just a way to pass back a relatively large block of 
text that had some significance to the NAS, but was opaque to the RADIUS 

>    There are FreeRADIUS ways of defining profiles.  You *can* do
> NAS-specific rules.  See recent messages on this list.
Thanks for the pointer, I guess my timing was good. :-)


John Center
Villanova University

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