Authorization failed in cisco switch

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Mon Jul 22 17:19:29 CEST 2013

On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 04:44:29PM +0200, Marco Aresu wrote:
> here the debug after authentication:
> Found Auth-Type = PAP
> # Executing group from file /etc/raddb/sites-enabled/default
> +- entering group PAP {...}
> [pap] login attempt with password "secret"
> [pap] Using CRYPT password
> "$6$GW4SlOPp$TZhPalub.qyMY8Z9zU03FMz3A.hSv0b6ycuZT5bYeyG89HPb2Gm/FINd2pdtU79NkgYhE5TUgp5e5/w6iNA40/"
> [pap] User authenticated successfully
> ++[pap] returns ok
> # Executing section post-auth from file /etc/raddb/sites-enabled/default
> +- entering group post-auth {...}
> ++[exec] returns noop
> Sending Access-Accept of id 70 to port 1812

The RADIUS server sent an Access-Accept. That means that if you
still can't get in, it's the switch that has the problem.


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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