radius server presenting itself as

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Thu Mar 6 15:39:56 CET 2014

On 03/06/2014 07:05 AM, Morris, Andi wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on developing a high-availability setup PacketFence,
> which uses freeradius to authenticate users against our internal
> active directory server. I've just come to implement the production
> self-signed certificates as laid out in
> http://deployingradius.com/documents/configuration/ca_import.html and
> when I enable the "validate server certificate" box on my windows
> client I am asked to accept the certificate, which is expected as I
> haven't deployed the CA certificate yet, however I'm seeing
> "" presented as the radius server name in the pop up box,
> rather than the actual hostname.
> I can't seem to find why this is happening, and I'd rather that have
> the server hostnames in the trusted radius server list than something
> generic like
> Can anyone please point me in the right direction? Debug log
> attached.

This problem is not likely to be found in the debug log, you need to
look at the contents of your certs.

% openssl x509 -text -in cert_filename

How were your certs generated? Are you using the bootstrap certs?


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