Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Mon Mar 3 11:30:35 CET 2014

On 3 Mar 2014, at 10:21, Adam Seed <adamjseed at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Alan,
> That same wiki says 'The ldap module can only work with PAP passwords since it needs to send the clear text user password to the LDAP server to authenticate the user.' I might be mis-understanding as im new to Radius, but that doesnt sound to positive. Anyway... I'm hoping to find a workaround

For CHAP you need a copy of the password in cleartext. You then pull the cleartext password out of LDAP during authorize, and compare it with the CHAP-Password (after some hashing), with the PAP module in authenticate.

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

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