can not initiate sim, no RAND1 attribute [eap] ERROR - Default EAP type sim failed in initiate [eap]

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Mon Sep 23 13:49:42 CEST 2013

On 23 Sep 2013, at 12:32, ken.farrington <ken.farrington at> wrote:

> Hi All, 
> I really do try to read the forums in full before I post, but I have seen much out there on this, but just cant find out why this is happening.
> Please see below.
> The only think I dont have is "sim_files" entry in the sites-enabled/default, as I assume this is now covered in the radiusd.conf file.

No, it's not, that is a version 1.x.x configuration.  You have to list it in sites-enabled/default before EAP for it to work.

Honestly though you don't need the sim_files stuff as you can set the attributes required in the users file (files).


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

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