Re: [RadiusNT] Concurrency Control

Josh Hillman ( (no email) )
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 13:03:54 -0400

From: Jeff Woods <>
>I believe the concurrency checks that RadNT 2.5 performs are invalid. By
>relying solely on the contents of the Calls table, you create
>problems. For example, if a NAS spontaneously reboots (as is happening
>frequently with the latest PM-3 code), the calls table isn't cleared, and
>Stop records never come. Anyone who was online at the time of the reboot
>CANNOT log on again until someone manually clears the calls table. Since
>these reboots are so common with the PM-3 these days, this is a Bad Thing
>(tm). Wouldn't using an SNMP check (or in the case of multiple NAS's, a
>series of checks) to determine if the user is online, and how many times,
>be better?

I don't know of a perfect solution to this, but the Calls table isn't
related to this. It's the CallsOnline "view."