[Devel] RADIUS Dictionary

Bogdan-Andrei Iancu bogdan at voice-system.ro
Tue Nov 14 15:33:38 CET 2006

Hi Peter,

I personally I'm quite happy with you suggestion and keen to improved 
the integration with Radius.

regarding all the issues to mentioned in the following email, I will 
come back to you in with more info.


Peter Nixon wrote:

>Hi Guys
>I am new to the list so first a quick intro.
>I have around 5 years experience with VoIP and many more with IP Networks and 
>Linux. I randomly poke at the code of many open source projects when the 
>need/fancy strikes. (A quick google search will find them) I am also one of 
>the core FreeRADIUS developers, and the founder of the openSUSE 
>server:telephony package group. (See 
>for an index). This means that I maintain the packages for SER, openSER and 
>mediaproxy as well as numerous other telephony related packages. I also have 
>some other networking, messaging and monitoring related projects but they are 
>not relevant here. (If you notice problems with any of my packages please let 
>me know so I can fix them)
>Now for the question.
>Why is it that neither SER nor OpenSer has submitted the SER radius dictionary 
>for inclusion in FreeRADIUS??? I notice all the documentation explains how to 
>copy it in, but the correct solution would be to have it as a vendor 
>dictionary and be done with it. Does anyone have anything against me 
>committing it to FreeRADIUS cvs? I also notice that it doesn't currently have 
>a vendor number from IANA at the top (has everyone just been too lazy to 
>apply for one?). The author of the radius module should apply for one, or 
>alternatively we can just use mine (26514)
>We have a new stable FreeRADIUS release due out in the near future (days or 
>weeks at most) so a quick decision will allow for inclusion in what should be 
>the final release of the 1.1x branch.
>Waiting for replies/flames before I do anything...

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