https Radius authentication problem

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Sun Sep 13 12:57:22 CEST 2015

> On 13 Sep 2015, at 11:56, Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at> wrote:
>> On 13 Sep 2015, at 09:33, Timmy <moonyhk at> wrote:
>> Dear All Radius Developers,
>> I am doing a web Radius authentication.  I am also reading Mr. Alan
>> DeKok's article about its security issue.
>> For http connection to the website, we know that the password is not
>> encrypted.
>> Now I set up a SSL certificate for the website in question.  How do you
>> rate the security of this https Radius authentication?  Is the password,
>> being sent over the internet, also encrypted by the usual SSL layer?
> Yes.  It's going over HTTP wrapped in SSL...

Weirdly you're not the first person to ask this question...

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>
FreeRADIUS development team

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