Re: Radius 1.16.49 CHAP problems with MAX4000

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Fri, 21 Feb 1997 03:56:18 -0800

Chan Kah Sing wrote:
> I am using a MAX4000 (with digital modems) and a USR NetServer/16 to
> support dial-in access. The MAX4000 also supports ISDN lines. The
> software version is 4.6Bp26. I have Radius 1.16.49 installed on NT 4.0
> but not as a service.
> In the MAX4000 settings "Ethernet-Answer-PPP options", Recv Auth=CHAP as
> all my ISDN lines are set for CHAP authentication. However, this does
> not work with Radius 1.16.49. I read one of the posts somewhere that
> MAX4000 needs to be set to PAP.

RadiusNT doesn't support CHAP is ODBC mode. Text is fine.

> When I set MAX4000 to PAP, it worked with Radius, BUT it affected the
> ISDN dial-in. I confirmed this with Ascend.

I have never heard of this, and MANY sites are using Ascend MAX 4000
boxes. This COULD be a problem with 4.6b, though.

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