Re: [RadiusNT] Concurrency Control

Jeff Woods ( )
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 13:26:35 -0400

I *have* the Enterprise Edition -- comes with a licensed Emerald package.

Where is this feature documented? Thanks!

At 12:43 PM 6/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Yeah, SNMP concurrency checking is already in RadiusNT - the Enterprise
>edition. We upgraded to it last week and it works like a champ.
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeff Woods <>
>To: <>
>Date: Friday, June 25, 1999 12:37 PM
>Subject: [RadiusNT] Concurrency Control
> >Dale et al:
> >
> >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?