attr_filter and accounting packets

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Jul 23 15:02:26 CEST 2008

Stefan Winter wrote:
> That way, it could safely be used in the pre-proxy section to white-list
> attributes in authentication requests, but give away the accounting info
> unconditionally to a home server.

  This can still be done:

pre-proxy {
	if (Packet-Type != Accounting-Request) {

> Was this intentional?

  Yes.  The previous behavior made it *impossible* to do filtering on
accounting packets in preproxy.

> Then the default attrs.pre-proxy should contain at
> least the basic accounting-specific attribute like Acct-Status-Type -
> otherwise, the module will by default cripple every accounting request
> to uselessness.

  That's probably true, too...

> But actually, my preferred way of resolving this would
> be to let accounting packets untouched...

  Welcome to the power of "unlang". :)

  Alan DeKok.

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