Unable to get freeradius server and client to communicate

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Sat Jan 28 09:41:16 CET 2012

Haroon Abraham wrote:
> Server is run in debug mode (radiusd -X) The following is entered in the
> clients.conf file:
> client erx.radius-src-ipaddr {
>         secret = juniper
>         nastype = other
>         shorname = ERX1
> }

  Why?  Use the format which is in the examples.  Add an "ipaddr" field.

> Testing local to server works correctly but when I test from NAS (ERX)
> there is no output observed in the debug window (radiusd -X). I used
> tcpdump to confirm that packets are reaching the server.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated...

  Ask your OS why it's blocking packets to the server.  You probably
have a firewall set up.

  Alan DeKok.

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