Re: Accounting problem

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 16 Mar 1998 11:06:12 -0800

Jeff Conrad wrote:
> Bob,
> If Dale's suggestion of modifying the services file still does NOT
> work for you, try what I did. Run 'netstat -a' before running 'radius
> -x15' and then run 'netstat -a' after running 'radius -x15'. Compare
> the 2 outputs and the differences should be the radius authentication
> and accounting ports RadiusNT is using. For example, after running
> 'radius -x15' my netstat shows:
> Proto Local Address Foreign Address State
> UDP *:*
> UDP *.*
> UDP port 1645 is for authentication and UDP port for accounting is
> 1901! I still haven't figured out why RadiusNT is not using my
> services file, but using 1901 as the accounting port on my access
> server works fine. And I still don't know why running 'radius -x15'
> shows the accounting port as "Defaulting to port 27911 for RADIUS
> Authentication."

Simple: there is a mistake in your services file. It could be a mis-spelling
or your didn't put the entries in port order. RadiusNT has a bug and defaults
to the wrong port for Accounting.

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