hints file based rewrite does not work (migration from freeradius 1.1.x to 3.0.x)

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Oct 12 14:58:41 CEST 2015

On Oct 12, 2015, at 6:09 AM, Bernd <bernd at kroenchenstadt.de> wrote:
> we're about to move from a freeradius (freeradius-1.1.3-1.6.el5 on CentOS 5) to a HA freeradius (freeradius-3.0.4-6.el7.x86_64 on CentOS 7) environment.
> We're almost there, however, I ran into an issue: I have to rewrite an "%" character to "@". My 'hints' file on the old installation did this perfectly well:
> DEFAULT User-Name =~ "bla\-bla\/([^%]+)%kroenchenstadt.de"
>        User-Name := "%{1}@kroenchenstadt.de"

  Don't use "hints" for that.  Just put the configuration into the "authorize" section, in "unlang".

	if (User-Name =~ /bla\-bla\/([^%]+)%kroenchenstadt.de/) {
		update control {
			User-Name := "%{1}@kroenchenstadt.de"

  Alan DeKok.

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