FreeRadius User Import ?



  • I need to import a large list of users into radius.  Already wrote a script to match the current formatting found in /usr/local/etc/raddb/users, but even when adding one user just by hand, that username/pass are rejected.  Does anyone know of a good way to import a larger list of users (50 plus)?  Is there some other files that it takes the actual list from that I am missing?

    This is the output from radius -X when I try and start it with the added entry:

    /usr/local/etc/raddb/users[2]: Parse error (check) for entry test2: Expected end of line or comma
    Errors reading /usr/local/etc/raddb/users
    radiusd.conf[160]: files: Module instantiation failed.
    radiusd.conf[297] Unknown module "files".
    radiusd.conf[286] Failed to parse authorize section.

    this is what my user files looks like:

    test1 User-Password == "password"
    test2 User-Password == "password"

    Thanks in advance



  • you need to add youre list to the ones in the config.xml
    from that is the freeradius user file list made up on boot



  • I think I got it, in VI it was showing some escapce characters improperly.  When I used the built in editor in PFsense and removed them it read the file.  I also pointed radius to a different user file in freeradius.inc and radiusd.conf so they would read the file I'm going to generate.  If I'm not mistaken this will effectively break the gui user admin and allow me to work with just the text file anyways…?  Kind of ghetto but it should work right?


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