Maqbool Hashim <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I have installed FreeRadius on my system and to get familiar with it I 
> am attempting to the Unix login program to authenticate using the radius 
> server.


> (All programs are running on the same machine, client and radius
> server).

  I'm not sure that's a good idea.

> and in  /raddb/users I have the following default line:
> DEFAULT Auth-Type := System
>                  Service-Type = Login-User

  Hmm... so long as there's no "PAM" entry for "radiusd", saying "use
radius", I guess that's OK.

> then in another terminal I execute login and try to login as a normal 
> user.  The login program returns with:
> Authentication service cannot retrieve authentication info.

  Are there PAM debug logs you can read?

> This problem has me confused.  If anyone can shed any light on the 
> matter I would appreciate it.  Perhaps the problem lies in the 
> .../pam.d/login configuration?

  It's most likely PAM, which is very insistent on not telling you
what went wrong, or why.

  Alan DeKok.

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