FreeRadius exec module not working

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Tue Jan 12 12:54:59 CET 2016

On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 11:30:08AM +0000, Arash Shams wrote:
> exec sendwelsms {
>         wait = no
>         program = "/root/ '%{User-Name} %{Huntgroup-Name}'"
>         input_pairs = request
>         shell_escape = yes
>         output = file
> }
> i passed %{User-Name} as $1 and %{Huntgroup-Name} as $2 to that script .

>From the above quoting it looks like you passed 
"%{User-Name} %{Huntgroup-Name}" as $1 into the script.

> now its not working any suggestion ? 

What does the debug log say?

I suspect your program setting needs to be something more like

 program = "/bin/sh -c '/root/ %{User-Name} %{Huntgroup-Name}'"

untested - you probably want correctly escaped quotes around the


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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