FreeRadius 3 OpenLDAP and MAC based Auth

Alan Buxey alan.buxey at
Mon Jan 7 21:54:22 CET 2019

please send debug output... but i had a quick scan of your config and at
least one big error

filter =

you've taken the hyphens out of the variable names for some reason. that
wont work.


On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 14:14, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:

> On Jan 7, 2019, at 9:07 AM, Jürgen Northe <jn at> wrote:
> >>  Did you follow the instructions in raddb/README.rst?  There is detail
> documentation on how to upgrade.
> > It is not an implace upgrade, I use a fresh installation of CentOS7 1810
> with all the packages from the distro. The FR2 is running productive until
> I swich over.
>   OK...
> > I went through the r2 config and searched for settings I made 7 years
> ago. Then I searched for the same default values in the FR3 configs and
> adjusted them with the new settings (IP, hostname, certificate stuff,
> passwords, ..) . I dumped the LDAP database, copied it to the new server
> and restored the content.
>   Then FreeRADIUS should be able to find the information in LDAP.
> > ##### ldap module:
>   We don't need to see that.
>   We DO need to see the debug output.
>   ALL OF IT.
> >>  No, that's an *edited* version of the debug output.  You've deleted
> information which may be important.  Don't do that.
> > The only thing I replaced is the company name by "firma" and passwords
> by xxxxx  the rest 100% is pure the output I got from "radiusd -X"
>   No, it's not.
>   Read the documentation:
>   That tells you what you should post to the list:
> * NOT configuration files
> * radiusd -X
>   When you ignore the documentation, that's bad.  When you make it hard
> for us to help you, it means it will take longer to fix the problem.
>   Alan DeKok.
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