EAP-Tls with MySQL

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Sat Jun 18 18:56:30 CEST 2016

On Jun 18, 2016, at 12:35 PM, Nicolas Roussi <nicolas.roussi at archimedean.org> wrote:
>> My understanding after reviewing the debug messages is that upon association with the AP, the client performs a key exchange with FR server.
>> Then, once the secure channel is setup, the client is asked to provide username and password. Is my understanding correct? I used this guide: https://sites.google.com/site/strangemovement/raspberry-pi/04---install-and-configure-wpa2-enterprise <https://sites.google.com/site/strangemovement/raspberry-pi/04---install-and-configure-wpa2-enterprise>
>> That password is expected (or it defaults to) Cleartext-Password. Is there a way that I can change that? As I said before, it works. I just don’t feel comfortable saving user passwords in cleartext in my DB.
> So while I was writing the above reply, I thought of the following.
> I will save the password in the DB like this:
> username 	|	attribute 				|	op	|	value
> <username>	|	Cleartext-Password		|	:=	|	<hashed password>

  Don't do that.  Cleartext-Password is the CLEAR TEXT PASSWORD.

> And then modify the dialup.conf file for the authorize_check_query.

  Don't do that, either.

> Should work fine.

  It might "work".  It's not a reasonable thing to do.

  If you want to store hashed passwords in the database, read "man rlm_pap".  This is documented.

  Alan DeKok.

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