rlm_perl not working

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Oct 18 21:16:32 CEST 2011

Vincent, Fabien wrote:
> Of course ! But to simplify documentation, I've put all in one file radiusd.conf except sql requests / config

  That's a terrible idea.

  You can't get the server to work the way you want, but you're willing
to completely change it's configuration?

  That makes no sense.

> Another question with Perl / Accounting :
> I want to made accounting on my F5 LTM / GTM. But the F5 uses something "special", because all Audit logs are forwarded to the Radius using syslog-ng. The consequence is that the Accounting-Request is coming with the following format :
> Ready to process requests.
> rad_recv: Accounting-Request packet from host port 47931, id=4, length=235
>         NAS-IP-Address =
>         F5-Acct = "Oct 18 17:18:59 local/lb2b notice mcpd[4820]: 01070417:5: AUDIT - user radtest - transaction #40213784-2 - object 0 - modify { pool_member { pool_member_pool_name \"......
>   WARNING: Empty section.  Using default return values.
> +- entering group accounting {...}
> Invalid Accounting Packet

  That message is generated by the Perl module.

> ++[perl] returns invalid
> Finished request 0.
> Did you know if it's normal that the accounting section reject the accounting packet and say "Invalid Accounting Packet" ... Is it due to NAS-IP-Address attribute ?

  No idea... look at the rlm_perl source.

> And one more question, can I replace it dynamically with, for example, rlm_perl using the IP address from sender host (here ?).


  Alan DeKok.

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