Accounting on request from GGSN after 5sec.

Peter Nixon listuser at
Mon Oct 29 14:41:06 CET 2007

On Thu 04 Oct 2007, Mal wrote:
> Dear all,
> I'm using the freeradius(freeradius-1.1.0-19
> ) on mobile network.
> GGSN contacts the radius server like below.
> 1.GGSN---Accounting Off request--->Radius
> 2.GGSN<--Accounting Off response---Radius
> 3.GGSN---Accounting On request--->Radius
> After 5 sec,
> 4.GGSN---Accounting On request--->Radius
> 5.GGSN<--Accounting On response---Radius
> I don't know why GGSN tries to send the Accounting On
> request "twice".It is always after 5sec.
> I checked the ethereal log on Radius,Radius is responding
> correctly to GGSN.But,GGSN is not receiving the response
> on the first try.

Do you have 2 ethernet cards in your radius server? If so, does the source IP 
address of the response packet match what your GGSN expects?

Otherwise, your GGSN is probably just buggy..


Peter Nixon

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