User-Name missing

Paul Hampson Paul.Hampson at
Thu Jun 23 16:01:43 CEST 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 03:12:33PM +0200, vicky wrote:
> Hi all!

> I execute an external script as soon as I get an Access- or an 
> Accounting-Request. The scripts collects (from the environment 
> variables) all the attributes received and writes them to a Database. I 
> encountered a problem recently. The attribute User-Name is missing (its 
> value equals NULL) for the Accounting-Requests but it is there in the 
> Access-Requests. I find this strange that the User-Name attribute is 
> sent with certain package types and not with others. My server is a 
> freeRADIUS 1.0.3.

> Thanks for any contributions to solving this problem!

Have a look at your radacct logs (you're keeping radacct logs, right?)
and see if you're actually being sent a User-Name attribute. In fact,
in the first instance, I'd use 'env' and confirm that your script is
seeing all the attributes that get logged from the accounting packets.

Paul "TBBle" Hampson, on an alternate email client.

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