Shared key mismatch
aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Apr 3 17:41:53 CEST 2017
On Apr 3, 2017, at 11:05 AM, Ondřej Lauer <Ondrej.Lauer at seznam.cz> wrote:
> I have a PacketFence set up using FreeRADIUS v. 3.0.13. In PacketFence GUI
> I have set up a RADIUS secret key - a letter "x" for testing purposes, but
> when I try using
> Mon Apr 3 17:01:03 2017 : Info: Dropping packet without response because of
> error: Received packet from 127.0.0.1 with invalid Message-Authenticator!
> (Shared secret is incorrect.)
The shared secret is wrong. Fix it.
Re-start FreeRADIUS after changing the secret.
> The shared key should be the same - is there any way how do debug it on a
> lower level ?
Look at the packet traces and do the MD5 calculations. In short.. no.
This is cause by one of two issues:
1) the shared secret is wrong (99.999% of the time)
2) one system is calculating MD5 hashes incorrectly
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