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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] xradius_auth internal server error
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2007 18:38:03 GMT
Alexander Fortin wrote:
> Hi list. I'm experiencing the same problem with mod_auth_radius, but I
> can't find anywhere what the "AuthBasicProvider" directive should be for
> that module (no, unfortunately "radius" doesn't work :P)
> 
> Apache version is 2.2.3 running on Debian Etch, mod_auth_radius-2.0.c
> version is 1.5.7
AuthBasicProvider is part of mod_auth_basic:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_auth_basic.html#authbasicprovider


I don't know if mod_auth_radius was upgraded to use the newer AAA APIs
in 2.2.x.  mod_auth_xradius fully supports them.

-Paul


> Paul Querna wrote:
>> Add
>> AuthBasicProvider xradius
>>
>> To your config.
>>
>> The error message you got is from mod_authn_file, saying it couldn't
>> find a htpasswd file (well, it wasn't configured, so not surprising).
>>
>> In 2.2.x AuthBasicProvider was added, and you need to specify which
>> module should provide the backend for authentication:
>> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_auth_basic.html#authbasicprovider
>>
>>
>> -Paul
>>
>> Cornelius Koelbel wrote:
>>> Dear list,
>>>
>>> I must admin I am a bit confused and desperate.
>>>
>>> I am using ubuntu 7.04, i.e. apache 2.2.
>>> I'd like to do a radius authentication to use OTP.
>>>
>>> So I downloaded and installed mod_auth_xradius-0.4.6 successfully.
>>> But I wasn't successful in configuring it.
>>>
>>> Obviously I did't quite get the Authentication stacking of apache.
>>>
>>> I got the following auth_modules laoded:
>>> auth_basic authn_file auth_xradius authz_default authz_groupfile
>>> authz_host authz_user
>>>
>>> I loaded the mod_auth_xradius:
>>>
>>> LoadModule auth_xradius_module
>>> /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_auth_xradius.so
>>> after loading mod_auth_basic.
>>>
>>> I got the configuration of xradius in a directory:
>>>
>>> --snip--
>>>         <Directory /var/www/site3/>
>>>                 Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
>>>                 AllowOverride None
>>>                 Order allow,deny
>>>                 allow from all
>>>
>>>                  AuthType Basic
>>>                  AuthName "Please enter your username and WiKID one-time
>>> passcode for entry to this site."
>>>                  AuthXRadiusAddServer "localhost:1812" "testing123"
>>>                  AuthXRadiusTimeout 7
>>>                  AuthXRadiusRetries 2
>>>                  require valid-user
>>> --snip--
>>>
>>> But I always get this internal server error:
>>>
>>> [Wed Sep 19 23:55:29 2007] [error] Internal error: pcfg_openfile()
>>> called with NULL filename
>>> [Wed Sep 19 23:55:29 2007] [error] [client 172.16.200.31] (9)Bad file
>>> descriptor: Could not open password file: (null)
>>>
>>> Please could you put some light on my understanding of the auth thingy?
>>>
>>> Kind regards
>>> Cornelius
> 
> 


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