Recieving diffrent NAS Identifiers in the Accounting requests

Paul TBBle Hampson Paul.Hampson at
Mon Oct 17 19:18:20 CEST 2005

On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 04:55:56PM +0530, Mohammed Riyaz wrote:
> Hi,

> I was wondering what the radius server response would be to
> accounting-start and accounting-stop packets which arrive with different
> nas-identifiers (or nas-ip-address). This situation has not been dealt
> with in the RFC. So
> is the implementation specific? 

> Could some one please give some information on this?

It would be implementation-specific in so far as they appear to be a
start that never gets a stop, and a stop for which we never saw thw
start, from different NASes.

If you're in a situation where you need to match these, FreeRADIUS's sql
queries can be adjusted to not try and match on them, but on some other

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