Active Directory - FreeRADIUS returns reject when ntlm_auth returns NT_KEY

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Sat Sep 26 23:28:36 CEST 2015

On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 09:18:39AM +0100, Alan Buxey wrote:
> Permissions on the winbind_privileged directory? radiusd (or
> whatever you run the process as ) part of the wbpriv group?

This. Try running ntlm_auth as the same user FR is running as to
test. Though I'm slightly surprised if it is this that you get a
login failure rather than some permissions error.

What version of Samba? If >=4.2.1 you can now ditch ntlm_auth
altogether :-)


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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