Malformed packet and Ascend Max

Josh Hillman ( (no email) )
Wed, 15 Apr 1998 12:36:23 -0400

> Steve Luper wrote:
> > 2.5 looks good and I can do ODBC with WINNT using radlogin but when
> > trying to use 2.5 in conjunction with an Ascend Max 2012, I get
> > "Malformed packet" everytime a user tries to authenticate.
> From: Dale E. Reed Jr. <>
> If you send me a -x15 -X capture of the packet, I'll quote the
> RFC telling you why its Malformed so you can send it to Ascend.
> You might want to check which version of AOS you are running.
> Anything before 5.0Ap42 is pretty problem proned.

For the record, Maxes with 6.0.2 do the same thing. I added the registry
entry and that "fixed" the problem. Have you (Dale) sent anything on this issue?

Josh Hillman