Configure rlm_rest module to allow token authentication

Zenon Mousmoulas zmousm at
Tue Jul 10 12:37:04 CEST 2018

July 10, 2018 1:18 PM, "Rohith Asrk" <rohith.asrk at> wrote:

> I actually think I got my basics wrong here. Sorry for all the confusion.
> Please ignore the previous mail.
> What I actually need is configuring the FreeRADIUS daemon to send requests
> to the API. And the API here needs token in the form of a authorization
> header or a querystring.
> Can I configure FreeRADIUS to send HTTP requests to the API with bearer
> authorization in the headers? As of now, the rest module configuration
> looks like this
> <>
> [1].
> The API is going to check for tokens in the headers or in the query strings
> and we want the FreeRADIUS instance to be an authorized user.

No mention of HTTP auth in the linked doc.

So rlm_rest supports a number of options for that, but not bearer. Just adding that as a header might work though:

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