Re: [RadiusNT] NAS question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Tue, 25 May 1999 14:35:35 -0700

Danny Sinang wrote:
> Are NAS's supposed to remember the last Session-Timeout ?


> I used RadiusNT 2.5 to do TimeBanking. Note that I removed the
> Session-Timeout entry in RadATConfigs for any PPP user.
> Next, I set the "test" user's TimeLeft to 1 minute. Then I logged-in as
> "test" and was successfully disconnected after 1 minute.
> Then I logged-in as "john" . The Subaccounts entry for john does not have
> any TimeLeft value. I logged-in as "john" and got disconnected exactly after
> 1 minute.
> It seems my NAS remembered the last Session-Timeout value. Do all NAS's act
> this way ? My NAS is a USR Netserver 16 with version 3.3.0 firmware
> (licensed by USR from Livingston).
> Is this why there is a default Session-Timeout entry in RadATConfigs to
> "un-remember" the last Session-Timeout ?

There typically isn't a session timeout that is remembered or globally
configured on the NAS. The Idle-Timeout, may be though. I'm guessing
that it was probably a coincidence. Did you try it again?


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