Rejected proxy requests not making it to the client

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Jul 3 23:14:46 CEST 2013

Ti Leggett wrote:
> Ok. I'll be firing up gdb and adding more logging. Before I did that I added a post_proxy detail log to see what the proxy server saw in that phase and for Access-Rejected packets they never get to the post_proxy section.

  I'm not sure how that happens.  The proxy reply is *immediately*
processed through the post_proxy section.

> Not sure if that sheds any more light on this.
> Anyway, so I know where to focus my debugging, I want to make sure I understand how a proxied packet makes its way through the system. Is the path:
> authorize -> pre_proxy -> post_proxy
> That's how it looks from the debug logs. Do the authenticate sections ever get hit? Any other sections I should look into?

  No.  See src/main/event.c.  It's complicated, but there aren't many
references to processing the proxy reply.

  Alan DeKok.

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