At the start of every month, we simply sum up all these durations and charge
the user accordingly.
This works for me since I wrote my own ASP based billing system. I only use
RadiusNT and an MS Access database.
However, this is an issue with an ISP I am trying to help get set up. They
wanna use Emerald and SQL Server. My billing system won't work off-the-shelf
for them and we don't have the luxury of time.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ronnie Franklin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 19, 2000 2:13 PM
Subject: RE: [Emerald] Per second charging
> How can any user expect an ISP to keep track of per second charges....
> I think that anyone would be in big trouble to tell there customers that
> they charged by the second... it takes several seconds to get the start
> stop records across the network and into the database!!!!!!!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Danny Sinang
> > Sent: Friday, February 18, 2000 11:42 PM
> > To: Emerald; email@example.com
> > Subject: [Emerald] Per second charging
> > Hello.
> > How does Emerlad keep track of (and charge for) login durations ?
> > Our dialup customers would like a per-second charging mechanism in
> > For example, if customer "jake" logins in for 30 seconds the 1st time,
> > then logs in for 15 seconds the next time, his total consumtption
> > should be
> > only 45 seconds.
> > So, we want to sum up all his seconds spet online, convert it to hours +
> > minutes and then determine houw many minutes he exceeded.
> > Can Emerald do this ? If not, why ? How do we solve this problem ?
> > - Danny Sinang
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