conflicting packet error

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Mar 22 19:53:02 CET 2017

On Mar 22, 2017, at 2:36 PM, Sami Jorl via Freeradius-Users <freeradius-users at> wrote:
> I sometimes see the following errors in FreeRadius logs:
> Received conflicting packet from client nas_test port 15089 - ID: 75 due to unfinished request.  Giving up on old request.
> In this mailing list I read some comments about it and found out it is caused by slow database which is not able to handle requests on time.
> I enabled logging slow queries and noticed there are no queries taking more than 2 seconds.

  2 seconds is a VERY long time.  The database should respond in a few milliseconds.

> so what is exactly causing it?

  The database is slow.

> does adjusting nas timeout/retry or FreeRadius settings fix it?

  Fix your database.

  Alan DeKok.

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