accounting records per nasid, not ip address

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Aug 2 01:23:16 CEST 2005

freeradius at wrote:
> i had to coerce the latest cvs version into fedora
> core 3 with more hacks than i would have liked,

  Such as...?

  It's a development version, so not everything works.

> one issue i find so far is that my NASs have a dynamic ip.

  That's evil.  Very evil.

> i managed this externally at great pains, however, for the
> purposes of radius accounting, i'd like to see the
> accounting records on a per-nasid file in
> 	/var/log/radius/radacct/<nasid>
> rather than what i see now as:
> 	/var/log/radius/radacct/<ip-address>

  Step 1: Find out which module writes those files
  Step 2: Edit the modules configuration

  See "radiusd.conf".  You're probably looking for th e"detail" module.

> while i am on the list, and at the risk of irking someone i would
> like to (lazily) ask if anyone knows offhand where can i find a
> document that i saw a few months back on "hardening" radiusd.  the
> process exited on me a couple of times due to dynamic ip issues,
> creating multi-hour blackouts that i rather not see again. looking
> for freeradius hardening or crashing i cannot seem to find that most
> excellent list of things to restart or manage a crashed server.


  Alan DeKok.

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