Simultaneous-Use Problem

Noah Dain noahdain at
Fri Jul 29 16:59:52 CEST 2005

On 7/28/05, Jeremy Kenney <jeremy at> wrote:
> I have posted this twice now I was wondering if someone would be kind enough
> to possibly answer it
> Hello,
> I am a very frustrated free radius user at this point. It's most likely my
> brain not working right but here is my problem
> I have a free radius server that does authentication for our slipstream
> accelerator. The accelerator passes an attribute to the radius server and
> identifies the client into a group. This works fine. How ever I am having
> problems else where we currently want to use the same radius server to do
> dialup authentication. It currently is working to do this.
> We use freeradius with mysql. I am having problems with users dialing into
> the system more then once from more then one location at the sometime. I.E
> a simultaneous use problem. I cannot check against the NAS because we don't
> have our own nases and are doing pass-thru radius authentication.
> I need to do some kind of simultaneous use checking I'm really frustrated
> can someone point me in the right direction.
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this is a policy issue.   Radius servers contain and make available
policy configurations.  It is the job of the NAS to enforce policies
like this, as it's the NAS that controls the remote connection.

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