Re: Ascend SessionID

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 14:06:28 -0800

Mitchell B. Wagers wrote:
> I suppose you are the best suited for there any limit on the
> range of a SessionID? Supposedly, Ascend can go up to 10, but it never has
> a specified "limit". This is where my duplicate SessionID's were coming
> from because the database that I got for radius (long time ago) has a limit
> of 8 characters on the AcctSessionID field...any ideas? RFC reports 8 as
> an example, but doesn't clearly specify...although our Cisco and Livingston
> *never* go over 8. According to Cisco's TACACS documentation, it stays at
> 8, but that's not Radius :)

Its just a string identifier. Change the size of the database field to
whatever suits the clients sending the requests. CompuTone users have
to change it to like 18 for their time-based session ids.

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