Re: Static IP and several Users

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 15:48:06 -0800

Network Operations wrote:
> >what happends, if a user has a static IP and locks in several times? Get
> >all the same IP?
> No. The system will see that the IP is already in use and refuse to finish
> the connection.

Actually, most terminal servers will assume an MPP session, and
make the connection. This is one of the known ways to handle an
abusive user if your RADIUS server doesn't handle concurrency,
since NEITHER of the sessions using that IP Address will be usable
after the second connection is made.

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