Re: [Emerald] Radius and Ascend TNT

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Tue, 21 Sep 1999 20:20:42 -0700

Network Operation Centre wrote:
> Hi,
> We currently use emerald and radiusnt with Livingston PM's and Cisco's and
> it all works fine. We have just added an Ascend TNT to our list of Term
> Servers and this is the error radius reports when the TNT tried to auth a
> user
> Wed Sep 22 10:19:19 1999: Request from - Malformed
> Packet
> Wed Sep 22 10:20:52 1999: Request from - Malformed
> Packet
> But when we try with merit radius on a Linux machine it seems to work
> perfect.
> Can anyone help

Check Allow malformed in the RadiusNT admin and restart RadiusNT. If
start RadiusNT in "-x15 -X" mode and send me the binary debug dump from
the TNT, I'll show you why its a "malformed" packet. Most vendors are
leniant towards this, but we try to adhere to the RFC by default.
Nothing against Merit (because of their roots, before the RFC was
they are one of the more RFC-loose servers out there.


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.

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