Redirecting Reject Request To Webpage

Russell Mike radius.sir at
Fri Mar 8 17:22:02 CET 2013

Thanks Dear Alan D.

Good answer with explanations. Appreciated your input. I am using
CoovaChilli as NAS, i will check with them also. But i would appreciate if
you could please indicate the FR attribute may can use.

Thanks / Regards
RM --

On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 2:14 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at>wrote:

> Russell Mike wrote:
> > *Question:* Redirecting Reject Request To Webpage
> >
> > For example, a customer would get reject from FR due to non payment. but
> > at this stage customer do not know, what is happening. Why internet in
> > down. We want the request to redirected to a web page that will display
> > the cause of disconnection.
>   RADIUS doesn't do that.  It does authorization or authentication.  It
> doesn't do firewalling or routing.
>   Read the NAS documentation to see if it's possible.  It might be, but
> it would involve FreeRADIUS sending an attribute to the NAS saying "do
> this".  The NAS would then be responsible for firewalling.
>   Remember, RADIUS carries *suggestions*.  The RADIUS protocol isn't
> involved in routing, filtering, firewalling, web serving, etc.  No user
> traffic ever goes through a RADIUS server, so redirecting user traffic
> in RADIUS is *impossible*.
>   Alan DeKok.
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