rlm_cache and ntlm_auth

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Mon Nov 25 14:15:58 CET 2013

On 25 Nov 2013, at 12:26, Jonathan Gazeley <jonathan.gazeley at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:

> Probably a simple question, but I've Googled it and I can't find the answer.
> Is it possible to wrap an ntlm_auth backend in rlm_cache? Our active directory is frequently quite slow. If we were able to grab at least some of these authentications from the cache I think it would help a lot.
> I don't know exactly what data is returned from NTLM, is it cacheable or does it have to be fresh each time? By the fact that I haven't found any mention of anyone doing this, I suspect it's probably not possible.

For PAP yes, for MSCHAPv2 no (challenge/response).


Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
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