Re: [RadiusNT] Weird UNIX pw behavior

Mike Bacher ( )
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 20:48:03 -0500

>Can you cut/paste several lines above/below the entry here and send it
>to me? I'm curious if there are some blank spaces or formatting or
>something that is causing this problem for certain users and not

Well, I've removed a few entries in the passwd file that appear to be
incorrectly formatted and am running under .195 beta right now and it
*seems* to be working ok. However, under .175 it still fails once in a
while, but what I've noticed is if the user tries a second time to auth, it
works. The first attempt does not produce a "File Password" entry at all,
but the second one does, and suceeds. Its almost like .175 isnt looking
through the whole passwd file the first time (it is 8,000 lines long). Did
you change any of the code in .195 that relates to the way RadiusNT handles
passwd files? Is there a specific "format" RadiusNT is looking for when it
reads a passwd file?

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