Re: Configuring User Information

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 16:37:29 -0700

Netsites wrote:
> Need a little help here please.
> I've been reading through the Radius Administrator's Guide put out by
> Livingston Enterprises, Inc. October 1996 documentation. The information
> seems to be referring to a UNIX server. However, I am running Radius .60 on
> Windows NT 4.0 sp2 and was trying to get certain User Entry Check and Reply
> Items working.
> These are the ones I have tryed without success.
> test Password = "test"
> User-Service = Framed-User
> Reply-Message = "Your Account is Overdue"
> Expiration = Apr 30 1997
> Was wondering if i can use these User Entries on Nt 4.0. If the
> Reply-Message = "Your Account is Overdue" works how would the user veiw
> this if they were logging on via Win95 dialer? Would they have to bring up
> Terminal window after dialing? The expiration is the one User Configuration
> I would really like to make use of. I guess the only question I have about
> that is if the Expiration Date is in the right format?

You really can't do what you are trying to do. Its sorta a pain about
Not many PPP packages display the information.

test Password = "test", Expiration = "Apr 30 1997"
User-Service = Framed-User
Reply-Message = "Your Account is Overdue"

Note that after April 30, 1997 they will NOT get the Reply-Message, but
a NAK.

> Another Question....I run radius from the command prompt and it seems i got
> something wrong because i continually see my whole list of users logging on
> (so it seems) with all BAD AUTHENTICATION. When my users ACTUALLY log on
> they do authenticate fine. Why do i get this continuous scroll showing all
> these bad authentications. The log file shows hundreds of these
> below.......I have know idea what the ID #'s are. Anyone help me out on
> this one? Thanks

Turn off the option "require Secret" in aaccounting and don't use -A on
the command line.

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