Acct and Auth on single port
aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Dec 3 15:02:06 CET 2013
Jonathan Moore wrote:
> Is it possible to have both accounting a authorization requests on a
> single port? I have a bit of legacy equipment that has a single
> configuration option for radius port, and appears to send both the
> account and authorization packets to whatever port is defined there.
That equipment is garbage. The RADIUS protocol has *always* used two
> I have tried created two listen directives both using the same port and
> listing auth in one and acct in the other, with no success.
Yeah, that won't work.
> Is there some method to making this work, or am I stuck with just not
> getting accounting from this device?
FreeRADIUS doesn't support this, but it might not be hard. I just
don't see the point. It's a rare situation to deal with broken legacy
You could hack the server source to allow it (src/main/listen.c). But
honestly, that equipment is probably 20 years old, and never worked
right in the first place.
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