Freeradius v3.0.11 LDAP "userpassword: {SASL}bob" problems

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Jun 16 16:13:11 CEST 2016

On Jun 15, 2016, at 4:54 AM, Kouata Modibo <sande7kouata at> wrote:
> I installed freeradius version 3.0.11. I have two LDAP directory servers.
> An LDAP server prinicpal A that contains all users. and an LDAP server B
> directly connected to radius server (same network). LDAP server B contacts
> the prinicpal server  A when needed to authenticate a user. The password
> fields of  users on the server B are in the form
> userpassword: {SASL}bob

  That isn't supported by FreeRADIUS.

  You will need to put real passwords into LDAP for it to work.

  Alan DeKok.

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