Old school: FreeRADIUS and NIS

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Mar 10 15:21:05 CET 2014

Mark Haney wrote:
>> ++[unix] returns notfound
>> Which is pretty definitive.
> Okay, what would recommend then?  And the ++[unix] returns notfound is
> definitive of /what/?

  Uh.... the module looks users up in /etc/passwd.  What could
"notfound" possibly mean?

> Since I'm setting up FreeRADIUS on my NIS master, I don't really need
> NIS integration, the user accounts are all in /etc/passwd (and
> /etc/shadow) so all I need is radiusd to check for local accounts and
> authenticate against them.  This /should/ simplify things, but
> apparently I'm missing something, and something probably relatively
> simple.  Question is, what?

  The user isn't in /etc/passwd.

  Alan DeKok.

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