Changes in v3
a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Tue May 7 17:43:42 CEST 2013
On 6 May 2013, at 18:07, Alan DeKok <aland at DEPLOYINGRADIUS.COM> wrote:
> A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk wrote:
>> just wondering what happends when our FR 3 server with all this goodness
>> and local configuration with massive attributes goes and sends such stuff to a
>> pre 3.0 server or some other RADIUS server?
> RFC 6929 *allows* for longer attributes. But since no one uses them,
> there's no issue. And the format is designed to be transparent to
> legacy servers. They just pass the attributes without looking at them.
> RFC 6929 also has text about how to do RADIUS properly. i.e. issues
> like the IAS nonsense with Operator-Name are now expressly forbidden.
And for other attributes they'll be truncated at 253 bytes at encode time.
Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
FreeRADIUS Development Team
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