Radius says client is unknown.

A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk
Tue Feb 27 18:41:34 CET 2007

> Hello, 
> I have configured freeRadius server and a Cisco AP350. When I run the server in debug mode, it prints 'unknown client', although the client is explicitely defined in clients.conf. 
> Output is:
> rad_recv: Access-Request packet from host, id=31, length=143
> Ignoring request from unknown client
> --- Walking the entire request list ---
> Nothing to do.  Sleeping until we see a request.
> clients.conf entity is:
> client {
>         secret          = testing123
>         shortname       = tnl2-network
> }
> Any idea on what's wrong?

have you restarted FreeRADIUS after adding it to clients.conf?


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