Re: Causes of Acct-Terminate-Cause User-Error 17 ?

Jim Marshall ( (no email) )
Sat, 29 Aug 1998 17:37:08 +1000

Thanks, Dale - I found in my Portmaster 3 doc that 17 means:

PortMaster received a PPP Configuration Request or ACK when a session was
already established, so it terminated the session. This error is caused by a
PPP implementation error in the dial-in client.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dale E. Reed Jr. <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, 29 August 1998 15:36
Subject: Re: Causes of Acct-Terminate-Cause User-Error 17 ?

>Jim Marshall wrote:
>> What types of things cause
>> VALUE Acct-Terminate-Cause User-Error 17
>> One user is particularly prone. Yesterday she tried to log on ten times
in a
>> row, and only the last was successful.
>As I have noted earlier, you should check your NAS documentation to
>see what IT reports for each number. The RFC is not specific or exact
>in this area and allows for implemention specific results. You may
>want to include what type of NAS this is as well when asking, for that
>Accoding to the RFC, :
>User Error Input from user is in error, causing
> termination of session.
>Dale E. Reed Jr. (
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