[Emerald] Weird RADIUS behavior

David V. Brenner ( (no email) )
Thu, 9 Dec 1999 14:15:43 -0800

Because of some problems we have been having with customers expiring
inexplicably, we have been running RadiusNT in "both mode" with the first
line of our users.txt file set up to authenticate from SAM.

What's troubling me is that a customer to whom we sell dial-up, who does his
own RADIUS via proxy, is now getting screwed up accounting information.
What's happening is that, for every user of his who logs in, instead of
getting a normal set of stop-start records, he gets the following every few
seconds or so until the user logs out:

Thu Dec 09 13:49:53 1999
User-Name = "rena"
NAS-IP-Address =
NAS-Port = 4
NAS-Port-Type = Async
Service-Type = Framed-User
Framed-Protocol = PPP

This is as opposed to what he used to get:

Wed Aug 11 13:10:35 1999
User-Name = "waggy"
Acct-Session-Id = "24000ADF"
NAS-IP-Address =
NAS-Port = 9
NAS-Port-Type = Async
Acct-Status-Type = Start
Acct-Authentic = RADIUS
Service-Type = Framed-User
Framed-Protocol = PPP
Framed-IP-Address =
Acct-Delay-Time = 749

His users *are* authentictating okay, but he is panicking over the
accounting records. Can I run both mode and still give him the info he

David V. Brenner - dvb@cport.com
International Services Network Corporation

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