How do I set a reply attribute that is not sent in the Access-Accept

niall el-assaad niallel at
Sun May 27 22:34:09 CEST 2012

Thanks Alan,

All clear now. I was looking at the source and viewing /share/dictionary,
not /raddb/
A quick grep of what you sent and I'm good.

Thanks again,

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at>wrote:

> niall el-assaad wrote:
> > Thanks, I knew where the dictionaries are and read that file.
>   Well... read it again.  It's pretty clear.
> > Is there a vendor number that I would use that FreeRADIUS would know not
> > to send in the access-accept message?
>   Uh... no.  Because the attributes in raddb/dictionary are for that
> purpose.
> > This is the bit I can't find.
>   Because it makes no sense.
>  What part of these comments are unclear?
> #       If you want to add entries to the dictionary file,
> #       which are NOT going to be placed in a RADIUS packet,
> #       add them here.
>  Your requirement is to have attributes NOT sent in an Acccess-Accept.
>  So... use the numbers as documented in that file.
>  Using vendor-specific attributes for that is pointless, wrong,
> inconsistent, incorrect, broken, and generally a bad idea.
>  Alan DeKok.
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