FW: FreeRadius Data Accounting

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Feb 10 10:18:25 CET 2009

Andrew Paternoster wrote:
> I was wondering if I could get some insight to how people are doing
> daily data accounting for users that stay connected for days. E.g.
> Adsl’s or dial ups. The problem seems to be that the records in radacct
> only get a time stamp on a stop or a start. And the session time is
> updated at every interval.
> Could I find out if others have managed to get around this problem and how.

  (1) They set Session-Timeout so that the users don't stay on for days.

  (2) they write scripts to collate the information.

  It should be pretty easy to write a select statement that grabs all
records which don't have a STOP.

  Alan DeKok.

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