Re: AcctSessionTime question

Danny Sinang ( (no email) )
Sat, 30 May 1998 14:16:11 +0800


Yeah, I might be worrying too much, but my users might find it odd if I
overcharge them. These few seconds could add up to a substantial amount of
time for which they might get billed extra.

Do you mean I only have to specify an AcctDelayTime in RadiusNT to subtract
2 or 3 seconds from the AcctSessionTime ?

Or is the NAS supposed to return AcctDelayTime ?

- Danny

-----Original Message-----
From: Dale E. Reed Jr. <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, May 30, 1998 2:00 PM
Subject: Re: AcctSessionTime question

>Danny Sinang wrote:
>> Dale,
>> Is AcctSessionTime supposed to be exactly equal to ( Logoff Time - Logon
>> Time ) ?
>No. But it should be really close to:
>AcctSessionTime is authorative from the NAS and is not timestamp
>> RRAS's Hotfix 2 was just released
>> stSP3/rras20-fix/ ) and it now returns the AcctSessionTime, but it is
>> sometimes over by 2 seconds ( sometimes 3 seconds ) as compared to the
>> difference between Logoff Time and Logon Time.
>Thats really not a big deal. RADIUS accounting packets can
>backup and if you are storing to an Access database, the
>time for the record to get from RRAS, to RadiusNT to Acceess
>(Access being the slowest) could easily be a second or two.
>> Do you think its a RRAS bug ? Do other NASes return accurate
>> AcctSessionTime's ?
>I think you are worrying to much about it. :)
>Dale E. Reed Jr. (
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