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Old 08-29-2005, 09:47 AM   #1
Barx
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Radius-based authentication, any idea on how to approach?


Hi all.

I need a way to login users on a linux box getting username and passwords from a radius server.

I need this for an internet point, where the radius server controls accounting and billing.

I'm searching but I found only pam radius auth, but PAM doens't exists on slack and it's a bit hard to add (it needs recompiling about 80% of packages)

By now I'm using a captive portal (chillispot) which works really good, but I need to completely lock the machines when no one is logged in, so it cannot be used in offline mode.

I don't need an exhaustive step by step guide, only an idea on which method to approach ..

Tnx all in advance
 
Old 09-02-2005, 01:12 AM   #2
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Found a couple links that might help:

http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-radius/

http://www.riverstonenet.com/support/configdb/0040.html
 
  


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