Broken Pipe with ssh

Sergio Belkin sebelk at
Thu Oct 13 20:09:11 CEST 2011

2011/10/12 Alan Buxey <A.L.M.Buxey at>:
> Hi,
>> Ssh users are suffering  of broken pipe when NASes use the  WPA
>> Enterprise schema. I wonder is I have something misconfigured that is
>> causing nosense reconnection or thinks alike. Please could could you
>> help me and take a look to my config and tell me if I should fix
>> something? Thanks in advance!
> not really a RADIUS issue - unless your authentications are taking too
> long and therefore timing out - causing the clients to lose actuall
> connectivity.
> you need to see what is happeing on the client when these events are taking
> place - eg look at system messages or wireless stuff to see if somethings
> not right there ...what is the session-timeout? do you chance their VLAN -
> are different APs delivering different VLANs - do you see the clients
> being mobile at all?  lots of things - its the wireless medium that
> is causing the issue I believe...   and FR 2.1.1 is very very old, I'd recommend
> that you upgrade
> alan

Yup. It seems that is no a radius issue. Sorry, of course is not that
the problem arised and I think "Oh is a freeradius issue indeed". It
happens that is some problem that we have since a long time, and it's
some difficult find the cause, so I think for  a moment that I was
doing something wrong (I was not blaming to radius developers, it's no
my way of doing things). But finally we've found that it seems that
firewall device at the edge of the network is causing such that


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