How to deal with switches not sending User-Password attribute for MAC-based authentication

Alan Buxey alan.buxey at
Sat Jan 25 19:00:17 CET 2020


would suggest using the unlang man page to read the various list
entries such as request (what comes in from NAS and what you need to
adjust), control (to instruct the server) and reply (what goes back)


On Sat, 25 Jan 2020 at 02:47, Martin Gignac <martin.gignac at> wrote:
> >   Add a User-Password attribute.  The issue is that you're adding it to the "control" list.  This is wrong.  Add it to the "request" list, so that it's added to the incoming packet.  It should then work.
> Thank you very much for this hint Alan; changing from "control" to
> "request" was indeed all that was needed for the User-Password
> attribute to be added and for the REST module to be called. Everything
> now works.
> Thank you for your patience,
> -Martin
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