Hi Arnie, On Jun 4, 5:26pm, Arnie Roberts wrote: > Subject: (RADIATOR) general password questions > Hello All, > > I'm using Radiator on Windows 95 with only a handful of users - > more of a test system than fully blown production. We are happy > with things as they stand but superiors have asked me questions > I can't answer and so I wonder if anyone can help. > > Am I right in thinking that password expiry would work naturally > if I moved to NT or Unix and used the system password files rather > than the flat file I'm using now? NT Password expiry works as expected. UNIX password expiry has ne effect on Radiator. In flat files, you can use the Expiration check item to expire passwords. > > Can Radiator be configured to warn of imminent password expiry using the > Reply-Message attribute? Not out of the box. > > Is there any way in which users can change their passwords 'on the fly'? > My reading of rfc2138 tells me that the concept doesn't fit very well with > the Radius protocol unless Vendor-Specific attributes are used. > I would be very interested to hear from anyone doing this - before or after expiry. > I see that Microsoft appears to allow the Chap-Password to be changed after expiry - Some time back, Cris Bailiff submitted some patches to add password-changing to Radiator. These have not beed rolled into the base code. > > http://search.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pppext-mschap-v2-03.txt Radiator does not support MSCHAP, and it wont until we can find a readily available MD4 module. > > http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2548.txt > > Does Radiator understand any Vendor-Specific codes or is it transparent > to them all? It does not refer in the code to any specific VSAs. It handles them all the same way. > > That's enough questions to be going on with :) Hope that helps. Cheers. > > Thanks in advance. > > Arnie > > > > === > Archive at http://www.thesite.com.au/~radiator/ > To unsubscribe, email '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' with > 'unsubscribe radiator' in the body of the message. >-- End of excerpt from Arnie Roberts -- Mike McCauley [EMAIL PROTECTED] Open System Consultants Pty. Ltd Unix, Perl, Motif, C++, WWW 24 Bateman St Hampton, VIC 3188 Australia http://www.open.com.au Phone +61 3 9598-0985 Fax +61 3 9598-0955 Radiator: the most portable, flexible and configurable RADIUS server anywhere. SQL, proxy, DBM, files, LDAP, NIS+, password, NT, Emerald, Platypus, Freeside, TACACS+, PAM, external, etc etc on Unix, Win95/8, NT, Rhapsody === Archive at http://www.thesite.com.au/~radiator/ To unsubscribe, email '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' with 'unsubscribe radiator' in the body of the message.