ERROR: Failed continuing EAP MD5 (4) session

Alan DeKok aland at
Sat Feb 6 00:27:38 CET 2016

On Feb 5, 2016, at 6:23 PM, Mohamed Lrhazi <Mohamed.Lrhazi at> wrote:
> I have some users, apparently always the same, who get rejected with this
> error message... I managed to get a session containing the failure captured
> in debug mode. Not sure if I should post more, but this the end of one such
> session....
> How can I get to the root cause of their rejections?

  Read the debug output.

> (267)           EXPAND {nt}%{1}
> (267)              --> {nt}1DD9FC26BF0FCD74413AF390A74F559B
> (267)           Password-With-Header := {nt}1DD9FC26BF0FCD74413AF390A74F559B

  That's the first piece of information.

> (267) eap_md5: Cleartext-Password is required for EAP-MD5 authentication

  That's the second piece of information.

  You can't do EAP-MD5 with NT hashed passwords.

  For details, see:

  Alan DeKok.

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