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Re: Forwarding LDAP authentication requests to RADIUS server

At 12:22 AM 2/8/2005, sven kleinecke wrote:
>I use LDAP to authenticate and authorize users to several network services. 
>Now I would like to go on using tokens to authenticate users. Token servers 
>often accept RADIUS requests for authentication so I added methods in 
>passwd.c to forward requests to RADIUS servers. This I implemented using 
>embedded perl in C because there are very powerful libraries found searching 
>CPAN. So my userpassword entry looks like "{RADIUS}john.smith" to forward 
>that request. Are there any plans to implement it in native C-code in the 
>near future ? Unfortunately I'm not the greatest C programmer to do it on my 
>own but I think that other people could have the same problems so it could be 
>worth to do it.

I suspect most others just used {SASL} and saslauthd to accomplish
this forwarding.