rlm_sql: default Acct-On/Off query for all backends is somewhat bogus

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon May 5 07:46:00 CEST 2008

A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk wrote:
> I got bit by this issue - and the code still expects that acctsessiontime
> not NULL when a stop packet etc arrives.....have a work around
> in my sites-enable/default which only fires up the detail module
> if acct-session-time != 0      bad muju

  Err... which code?

> anyway, found another issue whilst away.  we are getting
> accounting packets thrown through the detail module
> thta dont actually have any accouting status type etc. 
> looks like they've been stripped out by the remote
> RADIUS server..... so the accouting packet doesnt have
> anything useful inside.  unfortunately, when the
> detail module hits these it just complains bitterly
> all the time. rather than taking them for the duff
> packet that they are.  any chance that the code can
> see the naff packet for what it is and just ditch it?

  The detail module, or the accounting subsystem?

  Alan DeKok.

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