session-time with incorrect calculations

Thor Spruyt thor.spruyt at
Tue Jul 26 19:24:33 CEST 2005

Barry wrote:
> I am running FreeRadius 1.0.4 with Postgres.
> I have noticed that the sessiontime is sometimes calculated
> incorrectly
> in the radacct table.
> If you compare the acctsessionstart and the acctsessionend with the
> acctsessiontime it does not match.
> This is particularly true for connections ended with idle-timeout.
> When would session times generally be wrong and how can I stop this
> from happening ?

Could be a feature of the NAS to distract the idle time from the session
time so as not to bill the user for unused time. Check your NAS

Groeten, Regards, Salutations,

Thor Spruyt
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