proxy question

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Thu Feb 6 17:54:31 CET 2014

On 6 Feb 2014, at 14:44, A.L.M.Buxey at wrote:

> Hi,
>>   1.    When proxying requests FreeRadius will not perform any retries? But
>>   will forward retries received from clients?
> correct, its just a proxy. 

Hm, ok I was wrong, it does always forward retries, it's only when the request
is waiting to be processed or being processed by a worker that it ignores the

Doesn't seem that's entirely sensible, or consistent, but ok...

>>   2.    The only retries are when status-checks are being done?
> no. it will send status-server checks just to check if the remote proxy/server is
> alive...and put it back into alive queue (rather than zombie or dead) the
> next retry will go to a server known to be working)

But the status checks themselves will be retried.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>
FreeRADIUS Development Team

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