Proxy check request problem

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Sep 21 17:44:51 CEST 2015

On Sep 21, 2015, at 9:54 AM, Peter Balsianok <balsianok.peter at> wrote:
> My server recieves only auth/autz requests which are proxied to 3rd party
> servers. In case of 3rd party unavailability the server sends request to
> check status of the 3rd party server. Question is why does server send
> Accounting Request instead of Access Accept ?

  Because you listed the home server as "auth+acct".  The proxy has to pick one kind of packet to send.  So it picks one.

  Why does it matter what kind of packet is sent by the proxy?

> Another question for clarification:
> If i use type=auth+acct, what is correct value for the port ? Is it correct
> port=1812 ?

  Is that the port the home server is listening on?  If so, it's the correct port.

  Alan DeKok.

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