[isf-wifidog] RADIUS authentication

Benoit Grégoire bock at step.polymtl.ca
Dim 23 Déc 22:07:06 EST 2007

On 12 December 2007, André Ribeiro wrote:
> Hello all!
> Just put wifidog working and it's just fine. Now I would like to
> configure to authenticate on our RADIUS and I set that option on wifidog
> portal with admin logged in. The problem is that I don't know where to
> configure it and I am unable to login with any user, because it doesn't
> have RADIUS configured. Where can I do that?

In the network configuration.  But when on that page it says "You MUST read 
the contructor documentation of your desired authenticator class (in 
wifidog/classes/Authenticators/) BEFORE you start playing with this.", it's 
NOT kidding.  If you don't, you can get stuck like you have.

> How can I reset the 
> authentication type to LocalUser again?

The normal way is to create an administrative network using 
AuthenticatorLocaUserNoSignup.  Sadly that's not an option right now until 
http://dev.wifidog.org/ticket/358 is fixed.

So since you didn't and couldn't, the only way to reset is to hand-edit the 

> Another question, our further objectives are to get temporary users
> tickets to access WiFi. Do we really must manage this directly on
> postgres DB or there is another friendly way?

You mean "Free tokens tied to purchase" or "Paid tokens" (from 

I'm afraid either way, no one has announced interest in actually coding those 

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