data format of Acct-Input-Octets

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Apr 11 14:49:51 CEST 2019

On Apr 11, 2019, at 1:17 PM, Somanath Mishra <somanath.mishra at> wrote:
> So we are getting acct-input-octets(76884551761) and acct-output-octets(115722566987) in radacct.
> if we are considering in BITS to MB ,then-9610.5690(acct-input-octets), 14465.3209(acct-output-octets),
> if we are considering in BYTES to MB ,then-76884.5518(acct-input-octets), 115722.5670(acct-output-octets),
> and we are using controller showing data usage calculation value matching with BITS to MB. So we are confused that data is in bits or bytes in table.

  The specifications say that it is in bytes.

  If your NAS is sending the count of bits, then your NAS is wrong.  File bug with the NAS vendor and ask for software that isn't broken.  Or, buy a NAS that isn't broken.

  Alan DeKok.

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