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Specifies which port Radiator will listen on for RADIUS accounting requests. The argument may be either a numeric port number or an alphanumeric service name as specified in /etc/services (or equivalent on your system). Multiple comma-separated ports may be specified. The default port is 1646. Note that the officially assigned port number for RADIUS accounting has been changed to 1813. AcctPort may contain special formatting characters. A typical use of special formatting characters is with GlobalVar and command line arguments.
# Listen for accounting requests on port 1813 as 
# per RFC 2866
AcctPort 1813
Actually Radiator will also service authentication requests received on the accounting port without complaint.
You can prevent Radiator from binding to an accounting port by undefining Acct- Port:
# Do not bind to an accounting port:
You could listen for requests on the 2 most common RADIUS accounting port numbers with
AcctPort 1646,1813
Radiator will listen for requests on each given AcctPort (default 1646), on each IP address specified by BindAddress (default For more information, see Section 3.5. Address binding.