Accounting packets not received

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Thu Aug 1 10:04:25 CEST 2013

On 08/01/2013 08:51 AM, Gab Quidilla wrote:
> Good day,
> We have several branches configured for RADIUS. We are using freeradius
> 2.1.12 from CentOS 6.4 repo, plus daloradius 0.9.9, and MySQL. The
> problem is that accounting packets are not received here in our head
> office when accessing other branches' switches. When we access our own
> switches, everything is logged into the db.
> Branches connection is Head office > firewall > point-to-point to retail
>  > retail > isp > branch
> Firewall connection to branches is allow-all, so this is the confusing part

Are you sure the NAS is sending accouting packets?

> Requests are logged in freeradius log file, but it is incomplete and
> what we would like to accomplish is accounting packets to be recorded

If the accounting packets don't reach FreeRADIUS, then FreeRADIUS can't 
do anything with them. Check the NAS is actually sending accounting 
packets. If it is, tcpdump on the server to see if it arrives.

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