ERROR: User-Name ... is not the same as MS-CHAP Name

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Fri Oct 2 14:29:51 CEST 2015

On Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 08:21:36AM -0400, Jim Seymour wrote:
> >   That's 5 years old. 
> Yikes!  I did not realize that.  Jeez, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was released
> only early last year, and 14.04.3 on Aug. 6 of this year.

Most distributions are depressingly slow in keeping up to date
with FreeRADIUS.

> >   Upgrade to 2.2.9, which was released this week.
> Very well.  Thanks!

It should be easy to build Debian/Ubuntu packages for FreeRADIUS
from the source. See

> I only wish I hadn't made Bad Assumptions and messed-around for half
> the day, yesterday, assuming it was my config.  My own fault.  Next time
> I'll pay closer attention to what -XXX' output is telling me and

You should be good with just -X. More debugging output will just
give you stuff you don't need to wade through.


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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