Authentication Responses during error conditions
aland at ox.org
Fri Jul 29 02:09:44 CEST 2005
Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> wrote:
> I am a bit confused now. I understood that if a module returns
> RLM_MODULE_FAIL that radiusd would not return an authorization
> reject. However, it appears that it still does.
RADIUS servers are supposed to return Access-Reject's for
Access-Accepts, rather than just dropping the packets.
> modcall: group authorize returns fail for request 0
> There was no response configured: rejecting request 0
That's what the server does.
If the server *requires* a back-end DB, and that DB is down, then
arguable the server can pretend it's down, too.
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