Re: [Emerald] REPOST: MBR/Services/Login/Radius - Attribute

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Tue, 25 May 1999 14:28:37 -0700

Albert Churba wrote:
> Dale,
> Please respond to this posting. This is causing us many headaches.

> > First:
> > A large portion of our profiles have defined radius attributes for
> > sub-accounts. The first attribute is typically User-Service Framed-User
> > (AttribID 6, ValueID 2). When sub-account radius attributes are displayed
> > the attribute value pair is not displayed correctly. It is almost as if
> > the SQL query returns the wrong data. The data that is displayed is
> > AttribID 6, ValueID 1 (Login-User) BUT the Attribute (text words)
> > indicates Framed-User. I though that this was cosmetic and was
> > disregarding the wrongly display information. I have now seen that if any
> > modification to the radius profile is made, the ValueID of 1 is somehow
> > written along with the updated record. This error causes the login attempt
> > to fail, thus a support call to be answered. I have seen the same behavior
> > with other User-Service ValueID values.

We have found that problem and it will be fixed in the next update.
It seems to be a compiler behavior issue, that was among a couple of
issues that randomly cropped up in the 26x and higher updates.

> > Depending upon the installed versions of Internet Explorer i.e., 4 or 5,
> > the radius attributes for a sub-account will not be displayed the second
> > time a sub-account login is viewed. Example, search for a login with the
> > accounts screen, then double click on the desired login. This will open
> > the MBR on the services tab under the general tab for the selected login.
> > Next select the radius tab. At this point the first item above comes into
> > play with incorrectly displayed AttribID and ValueID for the first entry.
> > In an attempt to refresh the display, highlight the login under the
> > services tab and click the Edit button, then move to the radius tab and
> > the display is BLANK no defined attributes!
> >
> > These problems are not isolated to any single workstation, but appear on
> > all working installations of the Emerald client.

This is related to the above and should be fixed in the next update.


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.