[strongSwan] xauth authentication backend

Felipe Arturo Polanco felipeapolanco at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 16:05:49 CEST 2019


You can check out multiple authentication rounds, it will provide with
chain authentication using multiple backends.

On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 7:38 AM Christoph Harder <charder at telco-tech.de>

> Hello everybody,
> currently I do have the problem, that I need to setup xauth but with a
> custom authentication backend. To be more specific, I need to check if a
> user that tries to authenticate with xauth exists in one of multiple
> backends and if his/her credentials are correct (e.g. simultaniously
> looking in a local DB, one or more LDAP directories and/or a RADIUS
> server).
> Is there any way to perform custom authentication and authorization?
> Sadly PAM is not an option/not available on this system.
> The ext-auth plugin is missing the password, so I can't use it to check
> if the user actually provided the correct credentials only if he/she
> exists and is authorized to connect.
> Best regards,
> Christoph Harder
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