maximum-timeout in ippool do not work?

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue May 17 15:14:52 CEST 2016

On May 17, 2016, at 4:51 AM, Yanrui Hu via Freeradius-Users <freeradius-users at> wrote:
> Guys,
> I recently use rlm_ippool to let freeradius assign strongswan user ip.
> By ACCT-STOP, freeradius can release the ip that assigned to user.
> But for the case that accounting packet lost, we need a timeout mechanism.
> But in ippool file, I set maximum-timout, but it do not work. the ip was
> not released even that user already lost for a long time.
> Any suggestions?

  The IP isn't released.  But it *is* allocated when a new packet comes in.

  i.e. the allocation method finds either a free IP, *or* an IP which has expired.

  Alan DeKok.

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