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This optional parameter makes AuthBy EXTERNAL decrypt the User-Password attribute before passing it to the external program. If you do not specify this, User-Password will be passed exactly as received in the request (i.e. encrypted by MD5 according to the RADIUS standard).
This is not able to decrypt CHAP or MSCHAP passwords.
# Pass plaintext passwords to the external program