freeradius + 800 users :-(

Kai Grossjohann kai at
Fri Apr 16 13:40:53 PDT 2004

Mipam <mipam at> writes:

> That is, the machines acts as radius server. Another machine will file a
> radius authentication request to the server to give access to certain
> users. But 800 users is a lot and sometimes users will be removed and be
> added etc. Does anybody have suggestions how to maintain such a system
> and a mechanism to remove and add users?

I guess most people have their home-grown mechanisms for
provisioning.  AFAIK, FreeRadius can authenticate against LDAP or a
MySQL database, and there are frontends for, well, at least for MySQL,
and I'd be very surprised if there wasn't something better than
ldapsearch for LDAP...


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