Retransmission of RADIUS Access-Request messages

Saber Zrelli zrelli at
Wed May 2 03:42:45 EDT 2007


I am using hostapd as a standalone RADIUS server. 
In my (emulated) environment the downstream RADIUS -> NAS has a certain
(non 0) packet loss rate.

I have noticed the following :

When a RADIUS Access-Response message is lost, the NAS will retransmit
the RADIUS Access-Request message. However hostapd will reject the
retransmitted Access-Request message assuming that the message was

I would like to know whether the re-transmission of RADIUS
Access-Response messages is supported by RADIUS API of hosapd.

Many thanks,

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