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Old 03-05-2009, 03:32 PM   #1
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PPPoE server, radius, mysql works on localhost not on network

I am tring to set up a freerauius PPPoE Network Auth server. It Authenticates fine localhost but when i try to attace a pppoe device i am unable to get it to connect.

I can connect to the box via ssh and Http fine.
from the box
radtest test-user test-pass localhost 1812 testing123
i get
Sending Access-Request of id 247 to port 1812
        User-Name = "test-user"
        User-Password = "test-pass"
        NAS-IP-Address =
        NAS-Port = 1812
rad_recv: Access-Accept packet from host, id=247, length=26
        Framed-IP-Address =
witch seems to say that it's working. when i view the log files,
from freeradius
Thu Mar  5 11:34:23 2009 : Info: Ready to process requests.
from messages i get
Mar  5 11:34:34 PPPoE kernel: [  180.326953] NET: Registered protocol family 10
Mar  5 11:34:34 PPPoE kernel: [  180.327238] lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions
Mar  5 11:54:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 12:14:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 12:34:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 12:54:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 13:14:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 13:34:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 13:54:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
Mar  5 14:14:19 PPPoE -- MARK --
The Interfaces
# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

#The PPPoE interface
auto eth1
iface eth1 inet static
Anyone have any ideas what could be causing the problem?
Old 03-05-2009, 04:43 PM   #2
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Well fire up freeradius in debug mode ( -X ) and see what happens there. From the information you've given it doesn't seem that it would be at fault here. Are any requests being sent to it in the first place?
Old 03-07-2009, 09:33 PM   #3
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hi lineman,

Sending Access-Request of id 247 to port 1812
try to change that to your listening interface IP address (!

Old 04-08-2009, 08:28 AM   #4
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Can you show me pppd log on syslog?


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