Users' List Information

The freeradius-users mailing list is for users of the FreeRADIUS server not Cistron's server! There are a few house-rules to which we'd like everybody on the list to adhere:

Describe the version of FreeRADIUS
In your message to the list, always tell what version of FreeRADIUS you're talking about. If you're running some other server than FreeRADIUS (like Cistron or Livingston), you will be invited to eat your keyboard so you can't post again.
No HTML on the list.
If you're using a mail program that is HTML capable such as Netscape or Outlook, please turn HTML posting off. Many, many people on the list have chosen to use mail programs that aren't HTML capable and they can barely read your message -- it shows up as HTML junk. There are a lot of webpages that can show you how.
No vcards.
Basically this is the same as HTML; if you don't actually use MIME in a useful way (such as base64 encoding a patch to make sure it doesn't get mangled along the way) please don't use it at all -- vcards etc show up as a lot of junk too. Again, there are a lot of webpages that show you how.
Learn how to Quote.
When replying to a message, quote only the relevant parts of the previous message, and reply below every quoted part. Also make sure you have set the quoting character to "> " if your mailer has such a setting (like Outlook). This is a non-HTML, internet standard list -- things like "the original message is in blue my answer is in red" don't work. In MS Outlook this is called Internet-style quoting.
Starting a new subject.
When you start a new subject, don't do it by replying to a previous message. Not even if you change the subject header -- people use threaded mail readers, and even if you do change the subject header it still looks like your message is part of the discussion you are replying to. Simply start a new fresh message to .
Read the FAQ.
Before asking the obvious, please check the FAQ at to see if your question has been answered already. (The FAQ list is pretty out-of-date, though.)
Read the Netiquette.
The netiquette has a few rules of behaviour that are applicable to all means of electronic communication. The netiquette is also known as RFC1855.

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