Set proxy port in Freeradius 3.0.4

Brad bradzynda42 at
Wed Sep 23 17:52:49 CEST 2015

On 09/23/2015 11:37 AM, Alan DeKok wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2015, at 11:07 AM, Brad <bradzynda42 at> wrote:
>> I have seen previous discussions about proxy port 1814 for previous versions 1x and 2x. With the latest 3 version the proxy seems to use ephemeral ports instead of 1814.
> ...
>> But got an error about adding the proxy listen in a virtual server area.
>> Can someone please direct on the appropriate file location to place the listen or set the proxy port?
>    Put it in radiusd.conf.  But be aware that if the server proxies a lot of packets, it might still open up another proxy port, which will be random.
>    Alan DeKok.
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Hi Alan,

That worked and thanks for the quick reply. I do have a question about 
"a lot" of packets, what would this number be?

In an environment where you have very strict fire-walling and port 
assignments a random port would not work.

Thanks again,

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