Ubuntu client always connect to wlan even if it is not allowed by Freeradius

Fajar A. Nugraha list at fajar.net
Mon Oct 3 12:04:38 CEST 2011

2011/10/3 PROST Frédéric <f.prost at mb-line.com>:
> But if the connection is correct at the first time and if I then change one of those parameters (ie, disable MAC address on the radius server or change login on my Ubuntu workstation), I can still connect to my WLAN.
> The only way to correct this problem is to physically switch off and on the wlan card on Ubuntu workstation.

Have you tried restarting radius?

> Mon Oct  3 11:55:51 2011 : Info: ++- entering policy rewrite.calling_station_id {...}
> Mon Oct  3 11:55:51 2011 : Info: +++? if ((Calling-Station-Id) && "%{Calling-Station-Id}" =~ /^%{config:policy.mac-addr}$/i)

AFAIK changes to config file (e.g. policy.conf) is re-read only when
FR is restarted or HUP-ed.

> Here is the Freeradius log file for the second connection, after disable MAC Address and restarted FreeRadius (it connects directly without checking MAC address) :
> rad_recv: Accounting-Request packet from host port 32847, id=2, length=152

That's accounting request, not access request.


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