rad_tunnel_pwencode - Constraint on the length of Plain Text Password.
aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Nov 20 17:19:16 CET 2006
Mahesh Nayak wrote:
> I see that we have the following check in the "rad_tunnel_pwencode(..) ".
> if (len > 127)
> len = 127;
> This means that we dont support encryption/decoding of password of
> length >127 ? Curious to know the the primary reason behind this check..
> since I was in dire need of using the Radius for plaintext length > 127.
Edit the source. It's your system.
The limitation is simply there for compatibility with other systems,
as some don't support long passwords. It's also an RFC requirement, so
it's probably a good idea to keep the limitation.
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