Problem with proxying accounting packets on FR 2.1.3

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Sep 23 15:15:17 CEST 2009

Patric wrote:
> I have 2 freeradius servers:
> Primary:   freeradius 1.1.6 (I know, its old, busy trying to get issues
> resolved so that I can update...)
> Secondary: freeradius 2.1.3
> I have radrelay proxying accounting packets from the primary to the
> secondary which appears to be working fine.
> I am trying to get the secondary to proxy accounting requests to the
> primary as well, but there seems to be some trouble.
> It *appears* that the secondary is receiving proxy updates from the
> primary, applying them, and then proxying them back to the primary.

  Because you're treating the primary as a client just like the others.

  See raddb/sites-available/README.  You can have a *separate* virtual
server on the secondary that handles packets from the primary.
Configure it to log to the detail file, and to *not* proxy the request
at all.

  Alan DeKok.

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