FreeRADIUS not authenticating to Samba AD

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Jul 12 23:34:27 CEST 2017

On Jul 12, 2017, at 5:17 PM, Luke Barone <LBarone at> wrote:
> We are trying to get FR 3.0 to authenticate against a Samba Active Directory domain. On the member server, we have FR installed. We have our Public Wireless controller pointing to the RADIUS server, and it communicates properly. When we authenticate, it
> keeps getting rejected. Any help would be appreciated, and we would prefer to keep FreeRADIUS off of the domain controller if possible.

  Follow the guide on my web site:

  it *will* work.

> Yes, we can authenticate from the same server through "net" commands, and the server can see the lists of users and groups via winbind. If anything else needs to be seen, let me know.
> Below is the dump from the debug output:
> ...

  You didn't tell FreeRADIUS to talk to AD.

  Follow the guide.  It will work.

  Alan DeKok.

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