RE: [RadiusNT] Insight on crashes

Fox, Thomas ( (no email) )
Wed, 13 Oct 1999 15:42:03 -0400

The garbage coming from the Portmasters is modem negotiation
garbage, from poor connects... not anything being generated as
the result of an error in the Portmaster...

> -----Original Message-----
> Greetings,
> Once again I am looking for some insight into possible
> solutions for Radius
> NT 2.5 crashes. We are running 2.5 on NT4, SP5, in debug
> mode. We have
> concurrency control turned on and name trim turned on.
> The problem is this: A bunch of garbage will occasionally
> come through from
> our Portmasters, and Radius will completely choke on it when
> it tries to
> authenticate. No error is generated, it simply kicks out to
> the C: prompt
> and ceases to authenticate. It must then be manually restarted. This
> happens on a daily basis and I need to know what the fix is.
> I have read in
> the archives suggestions to turn off concurrency control, but
> this is not an
> option for us. We use that feature, and we shouldn't have to
> turn it off to
> keep things running smoothly.
> Now I realize that the garbage is being sent by the
> Portmaster, and that is
> a separate issue. My issue with Radius is that it -should-
> simply ignore or
> reject the garbage, rather than just dying on me.
> Has anyone had this problem, or does anyone know how to fix
> it, once and for
> all?

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