pptpd mschap auth fails

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Aug 6 17:31:13 CEST 2013

On 06/08/13 16:04, Horatiu Nimigean wrote:
> i have pptpd on a centos 6 box configured to use radius for auth.
> radius in turn checks credentials in ldap.
> the user in ldap has a samba extension and a configured password (i used
> ldap account manager to set it up) it also has a sambaNTPassword field
> and it's populated.
> rpm -q freeradius gives freeradius-2.1.12-4.el6_3.x86_64
> the auth fails however when i try conencting from my windows8 client.
> i need to mention that i am sure i'm inputting correct passwords.

I you are *really* sure of this (have you created a test user with a 
simple password?), then it might be the PAP module "helpfully" fiddling 
with the password:

>     [pap] Normalizing NT-Password from hex encoding
>     [pap] Normalizing SSHA1-Password from base64 encoding

Try commenting out "pap", since you're not using it

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