authentication by hostname

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Jul 22 14:06:28 CEST 2013

Stefan Sticht wrote:
> I want to change a FreeRadius server to authenticate a few hosts by their hostnames. 
> The hostnames would be stored in a config file.

  That's not how RADIUS works.

> How could I do this?

  You can't.

> This is the authentication request:
>        EAP-Message = 0x0201001401686f73742f544344452d3030303131

  That's EAP authentication.  You can't bypass the authentication.

  So... *why* do you want to do this?  What other alternatives do you have?

  Alan DeKok.

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