FreeRadius Log

Ivan Kalik tnt at
Wed Jul 23 10:31:34 CEST 2008

Right. The log lists short name from clients.conf which is a descriptive
name that you give to your routers (so you can tell them apart easier
than with IPs). So, login attempt was onto the router you called

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

Dana 23/7/2008, "Danilo Molini" <molini.danilo at> piše:

>I try to explain better what I want.
>My freeradius server is and the router that use the radius service
>is and I try to connecto to the router from my pc with ip
>The log report this information:
>Auth: Login OK: [test] (from client myhomenetwork-network port 194 cli
>Is it possibile to add the information of the router on which I have request
>I try to enable the datil log, but seems to be not work... But I'm searching
>on the mailing list archive an help for this problem.
>Thanks for the help!
>2008/7/23 Alan DeKok <aland at>
>> Danilo Molini wrote:
>> > For example: from my pc I try to connect to a router without the correct
>> > credentials. Freeradius log that my PC with IP address
>> > has tried to make access with the user "admin" and
>> > password "admin", but do not report the address of the router to wich
>> > someone has tried to make access, so if I use freeradius for
>> > authenticating user on many device, I can't know on which device someone
>> > has tried to make access.
>>  See the FAQ for "it doesn't work".
>>  Also, I'm not sure I understand what you're talking about.  RADIUS
>> does *not* provide the IP address of end machines during the
>> authentication process.  Routers do not usually do RADIUS
>> authentication, either.  *Switches* do RADIUS authentication.
>>  i.e. You seem to have confused the roles and/or names of the machines
>> involved.  As a result, it's difficult to understand what's happening,
>> or what you want to have happen.
>>  Alan DeKok.
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