Zeroshell with eDirectory

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    Hi Fulvio, Firstly great software!
    > ; 1. Does Zeroshell (the FreeRadius side) incorporate
    > authentication against eDirectory – if so how is this
    > setup within Zeroshell as I have tried many different
    > attributes but can’t seem to get it working. I have also
    > read through many posts and there seem’s to be a mixed
    > conclusion on how this works. 2. I have setup Zeroshell,
    > everything is working fine however the laptops that
    > connect wirelessly always get IP details from the
    > FreeRadius DHCP server, however intermittently the portal
    > will not actually show asking for credentials to allow web
    > access. 3. Can an access point be setup where by it
    > authenticates with Zeroshell via a RADIUS pre-shared key,
    > but the client does not have to authenticate, – however
    > the client will authenticate at the point of the portal
    > authentication. Basically we do not want to have to
    > install certificates on every laptop that will be using
    > this software authentication. Thank you very much for your
    > help, much appreciated!



    I have questions 2,3 working fine.

    Basically my portal for the Zeroshell subnet is authenticating against the Kerberos 5 database on the Zeroshell platform locally. Basically what I would like to do is the authenticate against my Novell eDirectory LDAP database whereby when the Captive Portal appears the username/password input go and authenticate against eDirecoty (with Zershell acting as the RADIUS passthrough server). Would this be best done using the LDAP/NIS option in Zeroshell to synchronize the directory? OR ideally can Zeroshell be used to pass credentials through to eDirectory for authenication.

    Any help on this would be very much for appreaciated!


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