Accounting-Request packet shared secret fail (Alan DeKok) (Kevin Virk)

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Aug 8 21:55:27 CEST 2018

On Aug 8, 2018, at 3:51 PM, Kevin Virk <Kevin.Virk at> wrote:
> I have put the secret into the radius-server key on the cisco switch and it is indeed the same secret in clients.conf. Is there another place I should be putting it to make it work?


  Try with a different RADIUS client.  i.e. a different switch.

> What is odd is if I log in without a user that is not in the users conf I get a access-reject which I wouldn't expect if the secrets weren't aligned. However when logging in with a valid user I get the shared secret is incorrect and the packet gets dropped.

  Read the debug output to see why.

  Alan DeKok.

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