Authenticate to an external database

Mauricio mauri5000 at
Mon Jun 20 21:07:30 CEST 2016

El 20/06/16 a las 10:13, Alan DeKok escribió:
> On Jun 19, 2016, at 9:23 PM, Mauricio <mauri5000 at> wrote:
>> I have a router with coova-chilli and openwrt, a  freeradius virtual server and i have a server with the users database.
>    What kind of database?  That matters.
> 	A postgress database of students from a college, that already has it own schema
>> I need authenticate the users, im trying with the rlm_rest and eap_tls,  im in the correct way ?
>    EAP-TLS doesn't do password checking.  So probably not.
>    But the better question is what are you trying to do?  You've hit on a solution "EAP-TLS + REST", but you haven't stated what the problem is.
> 	The problem is that the database is located in an external server and is not a freeradius schema's database. i mean, in the database there  is no table radcheck, etc.
>> My doubt is because  freeradius server not know the users credentials. These ones are stored in an existing database in an external server.
>    The server knows how to check credentials against an external database.  It's done this since 1999.
> 	how ?
>> Every user need to install a CA ?
>    For EAP-TLS, yes.
>    Alan DeKok.
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