Users file containing MAC addresses with hexadecimals cannot authenticate

Alan DeKok aland at
Sun Sep 9 01:26:24 CEST 2018

On Sep 8, 2018, at 6:44 PM, Phani Siriki <yvsg.phanis at> wrote:
> Awesome Alan :) It is using /etc/raddb/mods-config/files/authorize to
> authenticate.
> # Loading module "files" from file /etc/raddb/mods-enabled/files
>  files {
>  filename = "/etc/raddb/mods-config/files/authorize"
>  acctusersfile = "/etc/raddb/mods-config/files/accounting"
>  preproxy_usersfile = "/etc/raddb/mods-config/files/pre-proxy"
> However, I am not sure how this is changed. I haven't made any
> configuration changes. Earlier I just used to edit the users file and
> it used to work.

  raddb/users was a soft link to /etc/raddb/mods-config/files/authorize.  Your text editor probably just deleted the soft link, and created a normal file.

  Alan DeKok.

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