Re: [RadiusNT]

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 12:25:27 -0800

"David V. Brenner" wrote:
> Because ExpirationDate is not used by my organization and is NULL in all
> cases, we didn't think that anything needed to be present in Extension in
> order to authenticate users. Once I figured it out, I just filled all
> occurrences of the field with 0 and then everything worked fine.
> I don't know if this is his problem, but I know this had me banging my head
> against the wall for a couple of days. I suppose this is one of the perils
> one faces when importing data from other sources into the RADIUS dataset.
> Would there be any situation where RADIUS would actually need to check
> Extension once it's been determined that ExpirationDate is NULL?

RadiusNT uses a DateAdd() function on the database side to let the DB
add the extension to the expiration date. Most likely this is a
behvioral issue with your database. For example, MS Access doesn't
accept a NULL in the DateAdd() field and will retutn an error. However,
SQL Server will happily return a NULL from DateAdd() when the date is

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