general howto bandwidth control

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Jul 11 11:30:12 CEST 2008

mike wrote:
> hm, i believe i have a problem with the terminology.  the NAS is here
> the modem not the pppd, right?

  The NAS is the RADIUS client.  If you're going to use RADIUS, please
familiarize yourself with basic terminology.

  The NAS is the one sending the RADIUS Access-Requests, and enforcing
the responses on the end user.

> ok, other question.
> in the logfile radacct/ is alway a double entry
> for each started ppp-session.
> only the Acct-Unique-Session-Id has changed. i believe pppd or the
> radiusclient starts two different sessions but alway the secend session
> is really up.
> any ideas therefor?

  Fix the NAS so that it sends only one accounting start.

  Alan DeKok.

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