Authentication not robust against packet loss?

wlanmac wlan at
Wed Jul 30 19:41:38 UTC 2008

Try a config with:


It might be more to your liking than the defaults... 


On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 11:10 -0700, Charles Wyble wrote:
> Gunther Mayer wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > Not sure if this has been fixed in svn or 1.0.12 but running 1.0.11 I 
> > notice that in case a radius authentication packet (or its response) 
> > gets lost due to network problems/saturation/packet loss etc. coova 
> > never tries to re-authenticate the way it retransmits acc packets 
> > after a few seconds.
> >
> > This could be a bug or a feature but I'd like to know either way. It's 
> > easy to reproduce by dropping radius auth packets on your radius 
> > server by means of a firewall and watching coova send out only once 
> > radauth packet and then sit there doing nothing.
> I seem to recall a thread about this some time ago and a fix. I could be 
> wrong. If not then perhaps this is a regression?

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