Use of SHA1 with RADIUS server

Herwin Weststrate herwin at
Wed Jan 25 07:54:44 CET 2017

On 25-01-17 05:23, Logeswari Viswanath wrote:
> Sorry, for an incomplete question.
> What i meant was "Does freeradius use SHA1 for hashing the challenge and
> generating authenticator response in case of MSCHAP2 authentication?" If
> yes, is there a plan to replace it with SHA2 due to SHA1 deprecation? Will
> the RFC 2759 be updated for the same?

MSCHAP2 is not something specifically for FreeRADIUS, but it's a
worldwide used standard. You can't just change that without breaking the

Herwin Weststrate

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