Duplicate requests in a session

James Wakefield jamesw at deakin.edu.au
Wed Aug 30 14:07:09 CEST 2006

Santiago Balaguer García wrote:
> Hi people,
> 1)
>  In my activity I realize that when the conexion to Internet of a NAS is 
> NOT good (there are some reday in the DSL), the NAS send several Start 
> requests. My problen is my RADIUS server ask for all these requests and 
> they are inserted in my DB. So, when the user or the NAS finalize the 
> session and NAS sends Stop Request, the credit associates to the user 
> account is decremented several times. It happens so because I put a 
> trgger in my DB to decrement the user credit atomatically.
>  Can I avoid the problem of inserting several times the start request?
>  If it is so, how??
> 2) Is it supposed that the value of acctsessionid and acctuniqueid in 
> radacct table  are UNIQUE and they can not be duplicated ?
> Thanks,
>                        Santiago

Hi Santiago,

Does your DBMS enforce primary key constraints?  Do you have a primary 
key defined for your radacct table? If I recall correctly, MySQL by 
default doesn't, are you using MySQL?

James Wakefield,
Unix Administrator, Information Technology Services Division
Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3217 Australia.

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