Re: Running multiple sessions of RadiusNT on the same server

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 17 Sep 1998 11:21:32 -0700

Jay Miller wrote:
> I am trying to figure out if it would be possible to run multiple sessions
> of RadiusNT on a single server.
> The issue is that we want to restrict based on called number (NAS-Port-DNIS)
> for some servers. The problem is that not all of our servers provide the
> called number attribute, so if we were to place a list of allowed called
> numbers in RadATConfigs, no one calling on those servers would be
> authenticated. The best solution we can think of is to point the special
> servers to a different authenticator. Rather than setting up a second
> server to handle two or three servers, we would like to run another session
> of RadiusNT, listening on, say, port 1650. This way we could use a whole
> separate set of auth properties in the second session.
> How does that sound? Any better ideas?

Look into the DNIS support in RadiusNT 2.5. It should accomplish what
you are looking for. Running multiple copies is pretty tricky.

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