Yet another Simultaneous-Use issue

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed May 3 22:08:22 CEST 2006

"Eduardo Bejar" <wonka at> wrote:
> It seems that I´m missing something regarding the Simultaneous-Use option as
> I can´t make it work yet. I´ve found that this has been asked many times
> before, but I´ve tried all suggested methods with no luck.

  Ok... is the NAS sending accounting packets?  Without those,
Simultaneous-Use won't work.

> - Tested inserting GroupName="dialup", Attribute="Simultaneous-Use",
> op=":=", Value=1.

  Are there users in group "dialup"?

> - Tested at users file:
> DEFAULT Auth-Type = sql
> 	Fall-Through = 1

  There is no "Auth_Type = SQL".  No documentation says to do this.,
so I have no idea why you're doing it.

> - Tested radiusd -sx and no Simultaneous-Use shows up when login.

  It's not supposed to.

> Currently I can login twice with the same user, but the user only shows up 1
> time when doing radwho.

  Read the debugging output of the server.  If it's receiving
accounting packets, it will tell you if radutmp or SQL can't be
updated for simultaneous use.

  Alan DeKok.

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