Using PAM to authenticate Radius auth requests with PEAP
aland at ox.org
Fri Oct 14 03:04:13 CEST 2005
Joseph Silverman <yossie at laszlosystems.com> wrote:
> I can imagine that PEAP, specifically, does the password encryption
> on the client and passes that on, using a similar but obviously not
> the same, one way encryption algorithm, thus requiring the radius
> server to have access to a clear text password which it would encrypt
> with the same key and algorithm in order to match to the one from
> the client.
> If this is the case, than I can readily see how it can never (never
> being a long time) be possible to use these sorts of passwords along
> with UNIX encrypted passwords. This is a darn shame, but if it is
> indeed the case, so be it.
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