Radius server failure

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Aug 28 12:36:36 CEST 2012

Marko Eremija wrote:
> Hi all!
> I had a problem with Radius server on Saturday, and after a lot of searching
> I have not found an appropriate answer on the Web. I will be submitting the
> log file that contains the problem that I have been working on. 
>  Aug 25 19:59:39 aai radiusd[12649]:     TLS_accept: error in SSLv3 write
> finished A
> Aug 25 19:59:39 aai radiusd[12649]: rlm_eap: SSL error error:140D108E:SSL
> routines:TLS1_CHANGE_CIPHER_STATE:compression library error

  Those are errors related to EAP.  An end user is doing something weird
with TLS.

> Aug 25 20:41:37 aai radiusd[12649]: rlm_eap: SSL error error:1409C041:SSL
> routines:SSL3_SETUP_BUFFERS:malloc failure

  That's pretty definitive.

> One thing I noticed is that the server did accept connection requests during
> the time of the problem. I found some answers but just wanted to see If
> anyone else had the same problem. I read that it can be a memory allocation
> issue, but just wanted to confirm. 

  "malloc" is "memory allocation".

> Also, I would like to know what could be done to solve this problem?

  Make sure that the system has enough RAM and CPU to do RADIUS.  Don't
run jobs which use all RAM and CPU.

  Alan DeKok.

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