Re: RRAS Accounting

Rudy Komsic ( (no email) )
Mon, 6 Apr 1998 01:10:59 -0400

I would have to dig out from my old archives to find that out... may take me a
few days...

-----Original Message-----
From: Danny Sinang <>
To: <>
Date: April 5, 1998 11:43 PM
Subject: Re: RRAS Accounting

>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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