Bug on Accouting-Requests proxying

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Oct 30 16:04:13 CET 2006

Geoffroy Arnoud <garnoud at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Maybe can you explain us why it SHOULD NOT retransmit accounting packets?

  Because the NAS will retransmit them.  Having the proxying server
re-transmit them, too is unecessary.

  If the server logs them locally, and then uses something like
"radrelay" to proxy them, then radrelay should take care of the

> Can one think of a configuration parameter to activate/deactivate  retransmission of accounting packets instead of completely removing the code?

  I would rather not.

> Our implementations of FreeRADIUS need to retransmit all types of packets


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