radrelay in 1.1.x and in 2.x

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Mar 9 10:17:21 CET 2007

Geoffroy Arnoud wrote:

> Yes, the server does this, but not for only one
> request. Once server A is detected dead, the
> accounting request is discarded, no? So the accounting
> request is not tried on server B. FreeRADIUS needs
> another accounting-request.


> With the proposed architecture, When request is
> discarded, radrelay would not have acct-response, and
> would therefore try again, this time the FreeRADIUS
> would fallback to server B and so on. In theory, no
> Accounting request is lost for the remote severs

  Retransmits are the responsibility of the NAS.  In this case,
radrelay.  As I said previously, radrelay doesn't do this in all situations.

  There may be temporary work-arounds in 1.1.x, but the real solution is
to fix radrelay.

  Alan DeKok.
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