Re: A question about Radius

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Fri, 07 Mar 1997 08:35:32 -0800

Marco Kemmeren wrote:
> Hello Dale,
> First we worked with Radius with the users-text file. And a couple of
> users
> with a framed-adress, we didn't use a IP-pool. Now we are planning to use
> Radius with an SQL-server.
> I have installed the Emerald database with your scripts. But now i have a
> couple of questions:

Are you using Emerald also? The Emerald client gives you an easy way
of doing this without having to deal with the database.

> - I think that i have to insert the users in the table Subaccounts en
> Masteraccounts. But i
> can 't set here a framed-address for this users. Do you know how to use
> framed-addresses with the database?

Add entries to RadConfigs which correspond to the AccountID for the

> - Another question, we want to use only the SQL-database for
> authorisation.
> But this database is much to big and very detailed, is there a possibility
> to make your own database. I think yes, but which fields do I have to add.

An example MS Access database is included with RadiusNT that has the
base set of fields.

> - Is there a possibility to change the SQL-query that Radius performs on
> the database, when a users tries to log on? Or is this query implemented in
> the source code of Radius?

No, its in the code and won't be changing (atleast nothing radically)
time soon.

> - And if you have any documentation about this database, please send it to
> me.

We don't not have DB documentation for RadiusNT.

> PS I tried to subscribe to the RadiusNT newsgroup but my message doesn't
> get there. Is there something wronge with this address:
> radiusnt-request@iea.COM ??

See the URL:
as it has the information about the new list. I just removed the old
information under the RadiusNT mailing lists (I forgot there was one
there also).

-- Dale E. Reed Jr.  (       IEA Software, Inc.      |  RadiusNT, Emerald, and NT FAQs Internet Solutions for Today  |