Resolving Too many differnet filenames for detail log file

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Sep 14 02:51:53 CEST 2017

On Sep 13, 2017, at 7:34 PM, Zhi-Wei Lu <zwlu at> wrote:
> I have downloaded the zip file. After satisfying most of libraries in the Warning section, I was able to compile the code (3.0.16).
> However, the $FREERADIUS/etc/raddb/policy.d/filter file seems to have some syntax problem:
>                if (&User-Name =~ /\.\./ ) {

  That's correct, and it works.

> The older version has these code
>       if (&User-Name =~ /\\.\\./ ) {

  We fixed that...

> Actually, I was hit by this one while testing freeradius 3..0.13-8 on CentOS 7.4.1708 as well, I had to put \\.\\. back to be able to login into a test switch.
> Shall I file a bug report somewhere?

  You need to edit radiusd.conf, and set "correct_escapes = true"

  Alan DeKk.

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