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Re: pppd+radius ?


On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, Emile van Bergen wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, Russell Coker wrote:
> > I've already started work on CHAP using libradius1, which is also what the
> > PPP CVS code uses.
> >
> > I am going to eat the code that's in the PPP CVS.  When I have every feature
> > of that code and more I may put Portslave in the PPP CVS.  I think we only
> > need one PPP/RADIUS solution, I've spent the last two years hunting down
> > other options and incorporating all their features...
> But why not take the approach of taking all the current RADIUS
> stuff out of portslave and going with PPP CVS then? Or are you
> worried the PPP people aren't going to maintain their RADIUS plugin
> properly? I mean, if you both use libradius1...
> Portslave could then become a pure 'multiport-getty', i.e. everything a
> NAS does before running PPP, or another service/line discipline, as an
> external program. Why not?

Forget that stupid idea. RADIUS authentication and accounting are also
applicable for session types other than PPP, of course. Sorry.



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