moving from freeradius 2 to 3

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at
Wed Apr 7 14:23:29 CEST 2021

On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 6:10 AM Brian Turnbow via Freeradius-Users <
freeradius-users at> wrote:

> Hello
> We have an outdated freeradius 2.0 setup that we are looking to upgrade to
> 3.0.
> The old setup has a mysql db and we have run into an issue trying to
> replicate the same configuration with 3.0.
> We have gotten everything installed and working but in our actual setup we
> use some regex expressions from the db such as
> NAS-Port-Type  =~ ^(Ethernet|Virtual|PPPoEoVLAN)$    to filter nas port
> types
> or
> NAS-IP-Address  =~
> ^(|||$  to filter which
> nas users can connect from
> In 3.0 it seems that the use of regex from a db has been removed.

I don't believe so. We do filtering (with unlang) based on DB values.

> Is there a way to make it work ?

Run FR with -X and look at the output. Start with the base config and make
small changes until it fails and then report that failure on the mailing


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