Re: RRAS Accounting

Danny Sinang ( (no email) )
Mon, 6 Apr 1998 11:39:49 +0800


To whom did you send your request ?

- Danny

-----Original Message-----
From: Rudy Komsic <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, April 06, 1998 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: RRAS Accounting

>I Did the same I had a list of over 20 items... the only one they added was
>the start/stop Time feature. That is why I am a bit sceptical of Microsoft
>with Radius. Also, I asked for feature enhancements to RAS for over 4
>now (reporting DTE Rate & DCE Rate) and still they did not put it in. That
>why I am saying MS may not add it in.
>What is so hard adding the actual connect speed string for a modem to RAS?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Danny Sinang <>
>To: <>
>Date: April 5, 1998 9:10 PM
>Subject: Re: RRAS Accounting
>>Hi Rudy.
>>In fairness to Microsoft, I would like to mention the following:
>>1. I don't run a big company - actiually, I run a very small home-based
>>2. I have talked with to Tod Edwards numerous times and I have asked for
>>several features in RRAS which they have delivered to the public in RRAS
>>Hotfix 1 - namely that RRAS return the NASIdentifier and NASPort
>>3. There was a particular time window when Tod told me to send in my
>>requsted features - just as they began coding for Hotfix 2. I suggested
>>RRAS also return the ACCT-SESSION-TIME attribute. Tod told me that they
>>do so in Hotfix 2. This will make Time Banking finally possible with RRAS.
>>- Danny Sinang
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Rudy Komsic <>
>>To: <>
>>Date: Monday, April 06, 1998 7:37 AM
>>Subject: Re: RRAS Accounting
>>>I have previously talked with Microsoft about RRas with the Radius
>>>the problem with Microsoft is that they DO NOT IMPLEMENT FULL Radius
>>>If you really NEED full accounting features, I recommend you to get
>>>USR/3Com Netserver/16i (with the OLD code in it: refer to earlier posts
>>>it) Microsoft only wants to offer Intermidiate Software level not FULL
>>>professional level software.
>>>For example, the new Hydra project is gonna be an Entry level Terminal
>>>but if you NEED advanced features, you have to by Citrix's Master server
>>>will set you back another 10k or so...
>>>Thank Microsoft for NOT being Corporation Friendly unless "MAJOR
>>>ask for the features they want in it. They are so basic with their
>>>If any Microsoft techs read this, I would strongly suggest them to GIVE a
>>>of the Sourcecode to Dale so that they can IMPLEMENT Radius NT directly
>>>it, that is if IEA software would be interested in supporting the
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Lowell McLaren <>
>>>To: <>
>>>Date: April 5, 1998 4:36 AM
>>>Subject: RRAS Accounting
>>>>I'm suspecting I may be an idiot for trying to run RRAS with Radius, but
>>>>I've been experimenting for two weeks and would like to try a bit more.
>>>>I'm trying to use RRAS as a terminal server and would like contact with
>>>>anyone who has been successful.
>>>>My biggest problem at the moment is the accounting,,we only us Time
>>>>and with some help from Dale, I was able to get it sort of working..
>>>>However,,,the damn thing only subtracts one minute when a user logs
>>>>off...even for multi link, it's one minute per user...
>>>>There are other problems that I won't bother with until I find a
>>>>to the accounting trouble.
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