RE: Radius Crash

Robert H. Clugston ( (no email) )
Thu, 19 Feb 1998 17:04:12 -0800

I've got concurrency control and variable login limit set.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dale E. Reed Jr. []
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 1998 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: Radius Crash wrote:
> OK, first a little setup information. I've got RadiusNT 2.2.41 running, one
> machine is running as the verification server, the other is running as the
> accounting (and backup verification) server. Both are logging to SQLserver 6.5.
> I had a user with a userID of "bobsyouruncle" signup today. He accidently
> put his userID in his dialup networking entry as "bobsyouruncle "
> (think there were about 30 spaces or so after his name.
> Every single time he would try and login the verification radius server
> would refuse him access since it was the wrong user name, then a popup
> DrWatson window would come up as Radius crashed. Right after it crashed on
> the verification server the accounting server radius would get an accounting
> packed and it too would crash.
> It occurs to me I could pretty much crash any radius server at any ISP now
> that I know the trick. Does anyone consider this to be a bad thing? Is there
> a cure?

I know there is an issue with RadiusNT 2.2 and long user names when you
have concurrency control (or is manual calls update?). This is one of the
things corrected in 2.5. What options do you have enabled?

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