User-Name issue and mac based authentication

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Jul 7 17:54:50 CEST 2010

Fabien COMBERNOUS wrote:
> I'm using Free radius for Mac Address authentication.
> When a use tcpdump on the radius server, the Radius Request packet
> contains all the mac Address. But in the "radiusd -X" output, the
> User-Name is truncated. The last digit is erased and so the device is
> rejected.

  Please *show* the output of tcpdump && "radiusd -X".  My guess is that
you're looking at different fields in tcpdump && "radiusd -X".

  i.e. The server accepts all fields as the NAS sends them.  It does not
truncate or delete anything unless you specifically tell it to do that.

  Alan DeKok.

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