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Adding a third RSA server causes SMS login issues Technical Level
  • When the user adds a third RADIUS server object to authenticate users for SmartConsole logins, SmartConsole audit logs show this error:
    "eason_msg = Access denied - wrong user name or password and log_reason = Failed to generate RADIUS auth request".
  • FWM debug on SMS shows:
    fwm_cpmi_auth_handler_2: Login failed for : Wrong Password
  • FWM below debug shows:
    "Administrator was not found in fwm database".
  • Changing the color code on the RADIUS server objects resolves the issue.
  • Changing the IP address of the host object used by a Radius server can cause this issue.
The RADIUS cache is not updated after the user changes a RADIUS server's host object IP.


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