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Date:      Tue, 1 Oct 1996 03:57:28 -0400 (EDT)
From:      "Marc G. Fournier" <>
To:        "Christopher H. Taylor" <>
Cc:        FreeBSD ISP <>,
Subject:   Re: Portmaster dillema!
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On Mon, 30 Sep 1996, Christopher H. Taylor wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just started my ISP, using FreeBSD-2.1.5..... I got my Portmaster, and 
> configured everything properly. However, I noticed that another local ISP 
> running SunOS, has something calld in.pmd - portmaster daemon. I can't 
> seem to figure out how to use it with FreeBSD, or the importance of it 
> for that matter! It says I can only use it  with SunOS or Linux. Now, it 
> hasn't been a problem, but am I supposed to be adding all of my users into
> the Portmaster user table? I figured the portmaster would read my  
> /etc/passwd database, but I guess not! This is getting to be a pain 
> adding new users to my passwd table, then to the portmaster user table! 
> Isn't there a limit on  the amount of users I can have in the table? What
> if I get another  Portmaster, will I have to add all of the users from the
> first one, into that one too?
	Ignore in.pmd...that isn't what you are looking for...

	What you are looking for is radiusd, which is available at  this is what allows you to do authentication
based on your Unix passwd file...

Marc G. Fournier                        
Systems Administrator @     

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