Some Help Regarding Remote Free Radius Server.

Anders Holm anders.holm at
Wed Dec 31 11:50:40 CET 2008

pushpraj nimbalkar wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
>> pushpraj nimbalkar wrote:
>>> You have not read full message. I am using rlm_sql and i already added
>>> to my nas list. look at below error
>>>  rlm_sql (sql): Read entry nasname=,shortname=AP2,secret=
Not sure if that is significant here or not, but the IP address also has 
a space in front of it, both above and in the below.
>>>  rlm_sql (sql): Failed to look up hostname ip_nton:
>>> i hope it's clear now.
>>  Yes.  You need to configure DNS a DNS server on your network.
>>  Alan DeKok.
>> -
> Thank you for reply but still i am not clear. because i have already
> running DNS server in my network and my freeradius server using same
> DNS. my resolve.conf has following entries.
> "nameserver"
What you do not seem to have is a reverse mapping of the IP address to a 
hostname setup. Called a PTR record. Check the manual for your DNS 
server, and check with the people who own the IP address range who 
should do this, you or them ...
> it's my local DNS server.
> and my radius server local ip address is and public ip
> address is
*shudder* There is no need for you to give the layout of your network in 
those details.

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