Bug on Accouting-Requests proxying
aland at deployingradius.com
Sun Oct 29 16:14:03 CET 2006
Geoffroy Arnoud <garnoud at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> In the case of an accounting request (request->proxy->code ==
> PW_ACCOUNTING_REQUEST), FreeRADIUS adds to the proxied packet the
> attribute "Acct-Delay-Time" (or updates it, if it was present in
> previous emission) with value set to the time difference between current
> time and time of initial proxied request.
> FreeRADIUS updates the content of the packet when reemitting the
> accounting request, but does not change the Identifier. Thus, those
> packets sent after the first one are *not* true reemissions.
The solution is simple. The server SHOULD NOT retransmit accounting
packets. I will delete the code in the next release.
> I don't know if Acct-Delay-Time attribute is really useful to someone,
> I've never seen it used in any implementation of a RADIUS server.
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