HA scenario = failure

Dave Aldwinckle daldwinc at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Feb 9 17:21:24 CET 2015

Hi Rob,

Welcome to the list.

Please post the full debug output from both the success and the failure.

Secondly, what firmware version is your switch running?

Dave Aldwinckle

On 15-02-09 11:15 AM, Alan DeKok wrote:
> On Feb 9, 2015, at 11:09 AM, Rob Walker <rob3rt.walk3r at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm a freerad newb, trying to get my HP Procurve 2910al working with 2
>> freerad servers (setup identically) and windows/linux endpoints. I've
>> tested this setup successfully against each individual freerad server ok.
>> As soon as I test stopping one of the free radius server hosts so that the
>> 2910al is forced to try the other freerad server (testing a HA scenario) -
>> authentication fails.
>    That’s bad.
>> I can only guess that it's something the switch is mishandling?
>    Yes.
>> If someone
>> could advise on the below outputs it would be appreciated, it seems the
>> packet length is much less when it doesn't work?
>    The packet length doesn’t matter.  What matters is the the switch sends a packet to the server.  That’s good.  The server responds.  That’s good.  The switch never sends another packet.  That’s bad.
>    Alan DeKok.
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