How to get vendor-specific attribute value pairs

Mathieu Simon mathieu.sim at
Wed Jul 10 15:06:33 CEST 2013


2013/7/10 Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>

> On 10 Jul 2013, at 12:46, Mathieu Simon <mathieu.sim at> wrote:
> > FreeRADIUS doesn't have a dictionnary for Netgear stuff yet, I don't
> think Netgear
> > copied Cisco's own AVpair use, but in case they do have own AV pairs,
> how do
> > you guys generally identify them?
> By asking Netgear.
> There's no way to query the NAS to determine which attributes it supports.
> Or to decode unknown VSAs into meaningful data. This is not a limitation
> of FreeRADIUS, but a limitation of the protocol.

Thank you Arran, that's what I suspected but hoped that there would be
another way to find out.
I'll see if Netgear is willing to approve existence of AV pairs (and if
theyre willing to share them).

-- Mathieu
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