Re: DNS Assignments

Michael Miller ( )
Mon, 12 May 1997 16:22:32 -0400

Josh Hillman wrote:
> > I have these parameters set allready, which makes me all the more
> > curious why switching to an Emerald database disables them.. makes no
> > sense. We have been using those parameters for quite a while. Whenever
> > I use the users. file with radius, everything is fine and the DNS is
> > specified (without special Radius commands).. whenever I use the Emerald
> > database, no DNS is assigned.
> What radius attributes are you using for your defaults for your normal
> dialup accounts?
> These are the ones I have assigned to "PPP Dialup":
> User-Service: Framed-User
> Framed-Protocol: PPP
> Ascend-Idle-Limit: 1200
> What options do you have set in Radius Administrator?
> When a dialup user connects (using your db for authentication, etc.), what
> DNS IPs does he/she get assigned? Easiest way to find out (if it's a Win95
> user) is to run "winipcfg" on the 95 machine after it's connected, then
> click on the [More] button.
> Make sure that if your dialup user is using Win95 or NT, that there are NO
> entries in Control Panel / Network / TCPIP properties. The settings in
> there are only for LAN connections. Many people put the settings in here
> and these will interfere with the settings that are to be used for dialup
> connections (connection profile properties in DUN).
> Josh Hillman
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I am using the following Radius defaults in emerald admin:


this is the same as has been used in the users file.
The IP's are being assigned from a dynamic IP pool.

The dial in connections are not customers at this point as of yet. This
is a mock up test before we impliment the Emerald database for our
dial-up customers.

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