Query on UDP proxy socket using freeradius version 3.0.16

saurabha badhai saurabha.badhai at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 05:25:12 UTC 2023

Thanks to all for answering my questions. I found the information after
going through the source code. Will post query with details if any doubt.


On Sat, Jun 17, 2023 at 12:14 AM Alan DeKok <aland at deployingradius.com>

> On Jun 16, 2023, at 1:40 PM, saurabha badhai <saurabha.badhai at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > freeradius <-> loadbalancer <-> AAA
>   That doesn't make much sense.  But at this point, I'm not surprised.
> Every message has new / different information.  Which means it's very
> difficult to help you.
> > Based on proxy udp src port load balancer map the request to a AAA, so
> if a
> > src port is mapped to AAA1 for few initial access request and
> > access-challenge before accept, if next request get proxied with a new
> src
> > port then load balancer sends to a different AAA, may be AAA2 which
> reject
> > it.
>   The load balancer is broken.  It doesn't do RADIUS properly.
> > Because of freeradius udp port change request get rejected.
>   No.
>   The request gets rejected for a different reason.  The reason is in the
> FreeRADIUS logs.
> > That's why I asked this query ita related to freeradius.
>   So you didn't describe what is *actually* happening until about 5
> messages in.  The previous messages all asked unrelated / irrelevant
> questions which were unrelated to the actual issue.
>   And when FreeRADUS rejects the request, it gives the reason.
>   All of this nonsense could have been avoided if you had (a) posted the
> debug log as suggested by ALL OF THE DOCUMENTATION and (b) given a clear
> description of the problem in the first message.
>   Instead, you put a lot of effort into doing things which are completely
> useless.
>   This isn't a FreeRADIUS problem.  The load balancer is broken.
>   If you're going to continue asking questions, then you need to post
> questions *only* about FreeRADIUS, and also *include the debug output* as
> suggested by all of the documentation.
>   Alan DeKok.
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