Re: Malformed packet and Ascend Max

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 15 Apr 1998 10:35:22 -0700

Josh Hillman wrote:
> > 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?

I CC'ed on a conversation with a RadiusNT
customer where I debugged a truly malformed packet for them.
The more people that complain to Ascend, the higher the change
it will get fixed.

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