No response to status-server but radtest status ok

Alan Buxey alan.buxey at
Mon Oct 12 09:28:42 CEST 2020


does the server respond to status server packets at all? ie just send
status-server packets to the remote server.
how do you send status packets (what method are you using) - some
RADIUS platforms don't play nice.


On Fri, 9 Oct 2020 at 13:42, Arnaud LAURIOU <arnaud.lauriou at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On our eduroam FR proxy, we had a home_server in a dead state for several
> hours. All status-server requests sent seemed to go unanswered.
> During this period, I checked this home_server status with radtest : got
> answers !
> I tried to get this host alive by radmin: it fell back to zombie and
> dead states again.
> The only solution found to revive this home_server : restart the FR
> process on our
> proxy and the home_server remain to alive state.
> So, here are my questions :
> - Why the status-server requests sent by FR in dead state did not get
> answered,
> while those sent by radtest get response ?
> - Is there a way to force a revive from a dead state even with
> unanswered status-server
> requests ?
> Regards,
> Arnaud Lauriou
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