Setting up freeradius rlm_rest module

chibwe kapambwe bwexcyk at
Sat Apr 22 12:17:48 CEST 2017

Thank you Alan for your response. Now were can i find the rest module
config file, in which directory is it?

On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:54 AM, Alan Buxey <alan.buxey at> wrote:

> why are you working/setting up such a hideously old version of Ubuntu?  all
> your libraries and toolsets are old - luckily
> the EOL for even the longest of LTS is next week!  ;-)
> regarding the rest module - all the docs are in the module config (which
> can be read eg here
> raddb/mods-available/rest
> )
> if you use the rest module, simply list it in the required place in your
> virtual server config file - eg in authorize ,
> the module will then call its 'authorize' section -  which, as you can see
> in the module config , is a simple
> GET by default.... which includes the various things you want to send to
> your web server.... your server then responds
> with the required code - all documented in the config.   if you want secure
> connection to your server then configure TLS as required.
> finally, there is a demo server, written in PERL to help you along.   if
> you want to provide a similar basic demo in PHP for the project
> then please do so :)
> alan
> On 22 April 2017 at 07:29, chibwe kapambwe <bwexcyk at> wrote:
> > Am a new ubuntu and freeradius user. Have setup freeradius on ubuntu 12,
> > currently working fine with mysql db. I would like freeradius to work
> with
> > a php REST API, so that a custom sql schema from the php application is
> > used instead of the freeradius one.
> >
> > How can this be done? How do I setup the rlm_rest module to work work
> with
> > a php REST API. If anyone could provide me with a step by step
> instructions
> > I will be more than glad.
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