Debug show cleartext password

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Wed Sep 11 09:39:03 CEST 2013

On 11 Sep 2013, at 07:52, Marco Aresu <marcoaresu at> wrote:

> Hi All
> i am getting a problem on Freeradius installed on CentOS. When i set the service Radiusd in debug mode and send an access request (default type PAP) through Radtest the debug show the password in cleartext.
> Is there an option to do not show the fiedl User-Password in cleartext?

no. I guess we should do something with it to make it FIPS compliant but it's not a big priority.  You're welcome to submit a patch.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>
FreeRADIUS Development Team

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