FreeRADIUS Authentication with AD Without Joining AD

Michael Schwartzkopff ms at
Mon May 24 16:22:34 CEST 2021

On 24.05.21 14:17, Vertigo Altair wrote:
> Thanks  for replying..
> If I understand correctly, firstly I have to use Samba and join the AD, and
> after that use ntlm_auth for user authentication, right?
> Thank you for your time.
> On Mon, 24 May 2021 at 15:04, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
>> On May 24, 2021, at 7:58 AM, Vertigo Altair <vertigo.altair at>
>> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to use FreeRADIUS with an Active Directory Server. I've read
>> the
>>> documentations but the server that FreeRADIUS runs has to join the Active
>>> Directory as a client.
>>> Is there any way to authenticate users with AD without joining the AD
>>> server?


That is the documentation how to use AD backend from FreeRADIUS.

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