I would agree with that request. I would say while its being changed to
make it a pop down menu with some other options.
Single Dash 000000-000000
Double Period 0000.0000.0000
I think those are all the types our Proxim WAP's support. At work we ran
into a problem similar to this. Our original WiFi buildout used
Proxim/Orinoco AP's starting many years ago the decision was to use the
Single Dash method. Well now we are slowly moving to Cisco AP's and have
found that they don't support the single dash.
Lloyd Palfrey wrote:
> Yeah I've found the problem
> Most radius servres don't support ":" in the username. IMHO this
> should be stripped out before sent to the radius server..
> Anyone thinking the same?
> -----Original Message----- From: Jonathan Karras
> [mailto:jkarras at karras dot net] Sent: 03 May 2006 16:39 To: Lloyd Palfrey
> Cc: m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch Subject: Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Radius
> Mac Authentication failure with IAS
> Lloyd Palfrey wrote:
>> I've created the username and password in active directory called
>> 00:07:e9L:81:66:39 - However the prewindows2000 name cant have ":"
>> so I have to remove them for that.
>> Every time I try to access a page through the captive portal it
>> takes me to the username/password box. Failing to auto
>> authenticate. It sends the username and password but that fails.
>> I've also tried sending the mac address as the username and
>> password manually.. This also
>> Can anyone shed any light on this? Maybe the ":"'s should be
>> removed from the mac addresses before it trys to auth?
>> Any help would be greatfull appreciated.
>> Many Thanks
> I have not used Win2K3 for my radius/LDAP combo but with my
> FreeRadius/OpenLDAP combo I did just as you said above.
> I went into the "RADIUS MAC authentication" section of captive
> portal. Set the check box to enable. Then set a shared secret. I then
> used this secret as the password on the user who's username was the
> MAC with colon's. This seemed to work for me.
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