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All programs from the client package share the same configuration file: ‘raddb/client.conf’. The file uses simple line-oriented syntax. Empty lines are ignored; the command ‘#’ introduces an end-of-line comment.
The source IP is introduced with the
source_ip statement. Its
where ip-addr must be the IP in dotted-quad notation.
The Radius server to send the requests to is introduced with
server name ip-addr secret auth-port acct-port
Its parts are:
The server name. It is reserved for further use.
The server IP.
The shared secret to be used when sending requests to this server.
The authentication port number.
The accounting port number.
server statement are present, they are tried in
turn until one of them replies to the request.
The amount of time a client program waits for the reply from a
server is configured using the
If the program does not receive any response within number seconds,
it assumes the server does not respond and either retries the
transmission or tries the next available server. The number of retries is
set with the
The example ‘raddb/client.conf’ follows:
server first 10.11.10.1 secret 1645 1646 server second 10.11.10.1 secret 1645 1646 source_ip 127.0.0.1 timeout 3 retry 5
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