RADIUS Attribute: NAS-Port what is the true Length?

Etienne Pretorius etiennep at kingsley.co.za
Wed May 14 13:15:59 CEST 2008

Etienne Pretorius wrote:
> Hello List,
> Probably not the right place to ask but I would like to know if 
> someone could explain to me the following:
> According to RFC2138, the maximum range for the NAS-Port is 16 bits, 
> so with the Type and Length fields to total length is 6 octets.
> But with FreeRadius's SQL Schema the NAS-PortId field is a varchar(15) 
> and I see it being used. The dictionary.rfc2138 just states it is an 
> integer so
> what is the maximum range on the NAS-Port field?
> If it has been changed, could someone point me to the correct RFC.
Never mind,

Radius Extensions NAS-Port-Id is the actual attribute that I am looking 
for. (RFC2869)

Kind Regards

Etienne Pretorius

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