[freeside] Re: expiration process

Ivan Kohler ivan at sisd.com
Thu Jul 15 17:22:52 PDT 1999

On Thu, Jul 15, 1999 at 05:10:12PM -0700, dk smith wrote:
> >On Tue, Jul 06, 1999 at 12:47:19PM -0700, Kristian Hoffmann wrote:
> >> The way I've been doing it is with Ascend RADIUS patched to use a mysql db
> >> instead of a users file.
> >
> >Yes, it is best to have your RADIUS server authenticate right out of the
> >SQL database.
> If this is the case, then what is the purpose of the export program that
> writess a RADIUS User file?

To support those people who don't always do things the best way, of
course.  :)

> Any advice or docs on auithnticating directly with the database?

If anyone can put together a list of RADIUS servers (and URLs), or patches
(and URLs) that authenticate out of SQL databases, I'd like to include it
in the Freeside documentation. 

Ivan Kohler <ivan at sisd.com> - finger for PGP key - <moc.dsis at navi> Relhok Navi
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