Re: Backup Authentication

James Sandusky ( )
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 12:08:50 -0600

Where did you find the RADUSERS.EXE file on IEA's FTP server. I may be
blind, but I've looked all over and didn't see anything called that.

James Sandusky

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Dunmyer <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, March 30, 1998 11:41 AM
Subject: Re: Backup Authentication

>At 11:18 AM 3/30/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>We use a simple text file with a user of default and a password of "ANY".
>>This allows anyone to log into the system, irrelevant of the username or
>>This is what we do in EMERGENCIES ONLY!
>>>I would like to make a user text file that Radius can use in text mode
>>>our Emerald database. Below someone mentioned that it can be done from
>>>Emerald Client, but I can't find this option in the Emerald Client. I've
>>>also heard of a utility called RADUSERS.EXE. I went to IEA's ftp server,
>>>but didn't find anything with that name.
>We use RADUSERS.EXE that came from Emerald's ftp site. It reads the
>database and creates a text file for use by RADIUSNT.
>The basic operation on our 'backup machine' is for RADUSERS to look at the
>SQL database on the main machine and create the text file. Our batch file
>checks the integrity of the text file using the FIND command because if the
>main machine isn't running, RADUSERS will create a garbage file. If the new
>file is OK, we then copy it to USERS. The AT scheduler updates the text
>file every 3 hours.
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