Redirection to the NAS of an external CoA request

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Jul 20 20:03:03 CEST 2010

newtownz wrote:
> And now I'm puzzled as to how to set the Home-server-pool
> as stated in recv-coa section of coa:

  recv-coa {
	update control {
		Home-Server-Pool := to_aruba

> I tried to find the way that it is done for authentication packet
> and did not succeed.

  raddb/proxy.conf documents proxying for Access-Request &&
Accounting-Request packets.

> Also I just want to know if my understanding about the whole
> process of proxying the CoA is right:
> The default server config file is of no use here, in the coa
> I have to state somehow that I want the request to be forwarded
> to the controller and in the proxy.conf file I have to create
> this controller-server so that freeradius won't complain about
> an unknown IP address.

  Yes.  You have to define WHERE it will be proxied.  Since RADIUS uses
shared secrets, you have to define the shared secret, too.

  Alan DeKok.

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