Freeradius MySQL config testing

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Mar 12 12:08:51 CET 2019

On Mar 11, 2019, at 10:20 PM, Tal Nur via Freeradius-Users <freeradius-users at> wrote:
> Recently I've configured Freeraius 3.0.15 to authenticate users against MySQL DB.I run debug freeradius -X and output looked good (see below)
> Then I tried to test my configuration by radtest utility but got strange error message:                   (0) Error parsing "stdin": Unknown name "User-Name" 
> What could the problem with my configuration?

  You've copied radtest / radclient to a system that doesn't have the dictionaries installed.  Don't do that.

> The output of freeradius -X:
> FreeRADIUS Version 3.0.15Copyright (C) 1999-2017 The FreeRADIUS server project and contributorsThere is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR APARTICULAR 

  Please post the output so that it *isn't* mangled and unreadable.

  And, posting the server output to fix a client problem isn't really useful.

  Alan DeKok.

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