hashed username in MySQL?

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Mar 8 20:11:58 CET 2013

Adam Moffett wrote:
> I had a user set up in the users file and it was all working.  Now I'm
> experimenting with MySQL and in the debug output I'm looking at the SQL
> queries and instead of the actual clear text username I'm getting this:
> AE576AA1F2CB984F6D07750C01C0EAF9
> ...which I assume is the username hashed.  Is there some simple option
> someone can't think of that would explain a clear text username being ok
> for the files module, but getting a hashed username in the SQL module?

  Run the server in debugging mode.  NOTHING else will give you the answer.

> An unrelated comment:  The last time I used RADIUS there was PAP and
> CHAP.  MSCHAP was a new thing.  The amount that has changed in the past
> 15 years is a little overwhelming.

  Yup.  And it's getting worse.

  Alan DeKok.

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