proxy keyed-balance setting

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Sep 7 21:15:21 CEST 2016

On Sep 7, 2016, at 2:16 PM, Scott McLane Gardner <sgardne at> wrote:
> I'm actually using Calling-Station-Id, which is apparently the clients MAC address. If I run the server in debug mode and watch while more than one client connects, all clients regardless of MAC go to the first server.

  Yes, Calling-Station-Id....

>> And the debug log shows that you're doing EAP.  Which *requires* all packets for one authentication to go to the same home server.  Which is why you set the Load-Balance-Key to Called-Station-Id, so that it can tell that all of the EAP packets are from the same user.
> This is exactly what I wish to accomplish.

  Try changing the Load-Balance-Key to User-Name.  And then using radtest for simple tests.  That gets you the useful debug information, without tons of EAP stuff.

  But... the Load-Balance-Key seems to work here.  I haven't heard of anyone else having issues with it.

  Alan DeKok.

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