Using other ldap attribute as wifi password

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Sep 5 18:44:29 CEST 2018

> On Sep 5, 2018, at 11:54 AM, Wim Vinckier <wimpunk at> wrote:
> I've configured freeIPA and freeRadius so I could use my ldap password as
> login to the network.  Unfortunatly my manager wants me to change the
> system so it would be possible to use another ldap attribute as wifi
> password.

  That should be simple enough.

> I already extended the ldap configuration with an wifiCode attribute and
> when I query the ldap database I get the correct result back.  The
> ipa-tools also return the correct value.
> Now I want to use this field in freeradius but I get stuck.  I replaced the
> line "control:NT-Password             := 'ipaNTHash'" by
> "control:Cleartext-Password      := 'wifiCode'" but without any result.

  See the FAQ for "it doesn't work".

> Is there any other thing I have to change to make it working?

  Asking a good question would help.

  Alan DeKok.

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