Active Directory authentication question

stefan.paetow at stefan.paetow at
Wed Sep 25 17:23:26 CEST 2013

> But in the EAP-TLS section from eap.conf file, I don't see any
> reference to MSCHAPv2....and remember the NTLM authentication query is
> set up in the MSCHAPv2 module....

EAP-TLS does not use MSCHAPv2. It uses certificates. 

I quote Alan DeKok's response to your question on September 18:

> > Dear, I have several Windows 7 clients over WiFi autheticating throug
> > EAP-TLS to a Freeradius 2.1 service against a local MySQL database, it
> > works OK.
>   EAP-TLS doesn't use MySQL for storing credentials.  Everything is in
> the certificate.
> > Because I don't know so much about Windows world, I need to know if I
> > have to use NTLM, LDAP or Kerberos in order to authenticate against
> > the remote AD.
>   For MS-CHAP and PEAP, you use ntlm.  You don't have any other choice.
>   For EAP-TLS, you don't use AD or MySQL.

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