FreeRadius Config Validation Case Sensitivity
aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Nov 9 15:08:00 CET 2021
On Nov 9, 2021, at 9:02 AM, Emile Swarts <emile.swarts123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> We're using FreeRadius to validate configurations before deploying them to
> radiusd -CX
> This works great and catches any invalid dictionary keys or values that
> have been added to /etc/raddb/mods-config/files/authorize:
> Reply-Message = "hi"
> I noticed that these validations are not case sensitive though, and this
> still passes:
> reply-message = "hi"
> Is case checking intentionally skipped? Is this still a valid response to
> send back?
The names in the dictionary files are local to the server. They are never sent "on the wire". Instead, the number of the attribute is sent, as an 8-bit value. And since the number isn't case sensitive, it's fine.
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