agent-remote-id, agent-circuit-id strange format change.

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Dec 3 09:46:10 CET 2010

Denis Iskandarov wrote:
> I'm running 2.1.7 on CentOS
> Why I'm editing dictionaries ? Because i've read whole mailing list
> regarding this problem and read such suggestions in some posts
> (suggested even by you)

  It's sometimes useful, yes.  In general, editing them is a bad idea.

> 1. default FreeRadius 2.1.7 setup: has old redback dicitionary from
> 2000y. with incorrect format of attributes, which are STRING there.


> Changed them to OCTETS -  still not working.

  I fail to see why.  If you get the attributes printed as "..." when
the data type is "octets", it's because the server is not using the
dictionaries you've edited.

>> Really?  There are other RADIUS servers?
> Sorry if i've broken ur illusions that FreeRadius is only RADIUS
> server in the world. I just wanted to say that i've tested this setup
> on other server and system which has almost same config files, just
> couple PERL scripts.

  No, your comment about Radiator was unnecessary.

> Maybe something else should be changed in some configuration files
> that makes FreeRadius to understand or convert this attributes in
> normal format.

  Try 2.1.10.  It works.  Or, edit the dictionaries that the server is

  Alan DeKok.

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