How to set accounting with inner-tunnel Virtual server

Stefan Winter stefan.winter at
Wed Aug 6 07:58:02 CEST 2008


> Thanks for your great work of helps/guides that makes us progress step 
> by step.
> Now my question is how I can set accounting work within inner-tunnel 
> as I need to use eap-ttls/pap to autho/authen users via wireless AP.
> In fact I read this message: " There are no accounting requests inside 
> of EAP-TTLS or PEAP tunnels." but My project needs me to have an 
> accounting records and should keep them for a while.
> I use freeradius2.0.5 with mysql as the accounting backend.

Accounting packets are not within the tunnel. If they are sent by the 
NAS, they will be handled in the outer virtual server. So:

1) turn on Accounting on your NAS
2) configure the outer server to store accounting records to your liking 
(e.g.: in MySQL)


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