[pptp-server] Authentication fails against password encrypted

Murali K. Vemuri muralivemuri at multitech.co.in
Mon Mar 4 21:35:24 CST 2002

i have two quick check points here.

1.from the CHAP rfc (1994) ,
"chap needs that the password be in the plain text format."
" one way encryption algorithms like md5 cannot be used with chap"

2. use the option "chapms-strip-domain" in your /etc/ppp/options file.


Fabio Oliveira wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am using pptp w/ mppe and everything was running fine until I encrypt the
> password in the chap-secrets file via a cgi script, so now when I try
> connect I get the message user and/or password invalid in domain.
> Is there any issue to use encrypted password in the chap-secrets file?
> Anybody knows if it's possible or not....
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Fabio
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regards & thanks for your time,
Murali Krishna Vemuri
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