Re: RadiusNT session identifier

Ray Carpenter ( )
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 10:28:53 -0500

Sorry to imply that I was getting dup key in the db. I'm getting errors
that sql tried to write a dup key. Thanks for the info we'll have to setup
a reboot/consolidation schedule.


At 03:38 PM 2/24/98 -0800, you wrote:
>You need a scheduled reboot cycle based on the number of calls a NAS gets.
>Eventually, there will be duplicates, the ID's just aren't infinite. So,
>you have to clear the calls table on a scheduled bases too. I compile ours
>into a very detailed analysis table(s) every month, because that is our
>billing cycle. I reboot the access servers every 4 months or so.
>You won't get duplicate primary keys if the primary keys are in place. If
>everything else is working correctly, then you might want to increase the
>time that NAS waits for a response before retransmitting.
>At 02:24 PM 2/24/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>Does the AcctSessionID originate from the NAS? We are getting duplicate
>>primary keys for the Calls table and was wondering if this could be from
>>shutting off the USR Total Control.
>>Thanks, Ray
>>At 10:11 AM 2/24/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>> wrote:
>>>> Does RadiusNT (and RADIUS generally) maintain a kind of session
>>>> in alfanumeric form, that could be used to resolve nested
>>>> start-start-stop-stop patterns of the same user, in the authentication
>>>> in text mode.
>>>The RADIUS protocols specifies that each accounting packet should
>>>have a AcctSessionID variable that is unique for each session from the
>>>NAS. You can use the NASIdentifier and AcctSessionID to track start
>>>and stop pairs.
>>>> How can I control (enable-dissable) multiple concurrent logins?
>>>You have to use RadiusNT with a database (ODBC mode).
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