PAM error on reboot of the RADIUS client

Deepti kulkarni deepti.kdeeps at
Tue Feb 5 01:47:54 CET 2013


I have a debian machine that acts as RADIUS client talking with the
Freeradius server. I have configured PAM on the client, so made following

1 - Added radiusd to /etc/pam.d which contains -
@include common-auth
@include common-account
@include common-password
@include common-session

2 - Added following line to /etc/pam.d/common_auth
auth sufficient

3 - Added following line to /etc/pam.d/common_account
account required

4- Added following line to /etc/pam.d/common_session
session required

5 - Added server-ip and secret key to /etc/pam_radius_auth.conf

Authentication and accounting works fine after I configure the above on the
client. As soon as I reboot client, login fails with error - "cannot
make/remove an entry for the specified session". Cannot login into the

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