Garbage password from pam_radius_auth with skip_passwd set

Ilkka Virta itvirta at
Fri Feb 3 16:28:15 CET 2017

On 3.2. 16:41, Matthew Newton wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2017 at 04:34:23PM +0200, Ilkka Virta wrote:
>> The User-Password contained in the initial request appears as
>> 16 random-looking bytes:
>> I don't think this is the expected behaviour given the documentation, any
>> thoughts?
> Shared secret is wrong? Check it's identical at both ends.

No, the shared secret is correct.

If it were wrong, _all_ passwords would be garbled, not just the one in 
the initial query. The client would also complain about an invalid 

But user-entered passwords work, empty or otherwise.

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