Server not responding to requests

A.L.M.Buxey at A.L.M.Buxey at
Tue Aug 5 19:17:31 CEST 2008

> Hi All,
> I have freeradius 1.1.7 running on RHEL 5.  radtest works with a local
> user setup, and also with authentication via Active Directory.  However,
> anything outside the radius server host does not get a reply.  I have
> configured a Multitech MA820 and also tried ntradping, and both get the
> same results - "Could not receive a response from server" is the message
> when I use ntradping, and "Server did not respond in a timely manner" is
> the response when I try to connect from the Multitech.  
> Is there some setting I need to check to make sure external access is
> enabled?

iptables?  your host is firewalled and therefore FR doesnt see the packet
at all?

tcpdump -eqntl -i eth0 port 1812

(if eth0 is your NIC) then do some stuff. do you see anything?

iptables -L -n

are there entries?  if so, ensure there are 1812/1813/1814 UDP entries too!


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