radiusd not responding to radtest

Colin Byelong c.byelong at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Feb 16 15:00:55 CET 2010

Hi Alan,

Thanks for the help we have turned IPv6 off


> Hi,
>> Thanks this was fixed by commenting out the ::1 entry in /etc/hosts as
>> we don't intend to run IPv6 on the box
> if you dont intend fo run IPv6 on that server then I'd suggest to
> turn it off - otherwise you may have no ::1 in /etc/hosts but your IPv6 stack
> is running and ALL daemons etc that can do IPv6 *will* do IPv6 - that'd
> include FreeRADIUS if its set to use DNS names and they lookup nicely
> to IPv6 addresses - eg the UK National JRS proxies.
> heres some help
> http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-how-to-disable-the-ipv6-protocol.html
> alan
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Colin Byelong                             Email: C.Byelong at ucl.ac.uk
Senior Network Development Officer
Network Group
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University College London
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