new freeradius setup

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Oct 25 02:51:42 CEST 2017

> On Oct 24, 2017, at 8:36 PM, Andrew Meyer via Freeradius-Users <freeradius-users at> wrote:
> I am running CentOS 7.  I am setting up FreeRADIUS again.  Documenting it step-by-step. I am only working the test user at the moment but I am getting the following error:

  Please post straight text.  Your mailer is mangling the text you're posing to the list.

  But the main thing is:

>  : Debug: (0) Empty authorize section.  Using default return values.

  You've edited the default configuration and broken it.  Don't do that.

  Start from the default configuration.  It works.  Then, make small changes.  Test them before making more changes.

> Here is my config from /etc/raddb/users:bob     Auth-Type := Accept        Cleartext-Password := "hello"        Reply-Message := "Hello, %{User-Name}"

  Don't set "Auth-Type := Accept".  It's wrong, and won't do what you want.

> Is there something I missed in the configuration?

  The default configuration got completely destroyed.  This makes the server not work.

  Use the default configuration.  It works.

  Alan DeKok.

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