Another possibility to reconcile?
tnt at kalik.net
Fri May 16 19:00:18 CEST 2008
Try this instead of DD-WRT:
Kalik Informatika ISP
Dana 16/5/2008, "Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET" <ml at t-b-o-h.net> piše:
> We have many Chillispot systems, but as I mentioned before,
>combined, at the time it was approximately 14.
> I was hoping that there would be some way to have checkrad do
>that for us, but since DD-WRT runs Chillispot and not Coova, we don't have
>access to a great utility Coova implemented which would be able to tell us
>what sessions it has active at the time.
> Since I wrote the email, I've learned more. It seems that the
>DD-WRT units reboot daily as their version of "Garbage Collection". It
>also seems that unlike Coova, the old Chilli did not send Accounting_On
>when it booted, and Accounting_Off when it was shutting down. I have
>to do some more log and file investigation, but I'm thinking that the
>combination of those 2 issues is whats causing all the "dirty" sessions.
> Since all the units send output to syslog, I'm thinking about
>having syslog output to a perl program that parses all the lines and if
>it sees the beginning of a DD-WRT reboot, it will forge an Accounting_On
>packet (If that is possible. I'm not sure if I'll run into the same issue
>I did with trying to run a radtest from the radius server with the IP
>and secret for a remote unit).
> I'll also see, but I'm sure it'll be pretty difficult, if I
>can convince the DD-WRT people to port the Accounting_On/Off function,
>and hopefully Coova itself!
> Thanks, Tuc
>> OK, you have 90 sessions open in radacct. How many users does Chillispot
>> see as current? If there is a big difference than you are not getting
>> all accounting Stop packets. You should run a script that removes stale
>> entries (those open for longer than x hours) from radacct.
>> Ivan Kalik
>> Kalik Informatika ISP
>> Dana 16/5/2008, "Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET" <ml at t-b-o-h.net> piše:
>> > I'm looking to implement the Simultaneous-User Value in radcheck.
>> >(FR 2.0.3) I'm having the issue that, for whatever reason (I'd blame the
>> >network in a heartbeat, not FR at all), the accounting for a logged in user
>> >never gets from a NULL acctstoptime to one filled in.
>> > At the current time, radwho on the server shows approximately
>> >22 active users. In reality I think it'd be more like 1/2 of that. A
>> >"SELECT count( * ) FROM radacct WHERE acctstoptime IS NULL ;" shows 91
>> > Due to the version of the NAS we are running (DD-WRT with Chillispot),
>> >we can't get checkrad to help true up the information.
>> > Is there another way to help keep everything in sync, so we don't have
>> >users who pay for a single ID, doing things like :
>> >lobnic14 00-13-02-25-8C- shell S1 Thu 17:3 192.168.7 192.168.182.3
>> >lobnic14 00-1B-77-11-F4- shell S2 Thu 22:1 192.168.7 192.168.182.4
>> >damrap6 00-0E-35-C0-16- shell S1 Thu 22:1 192.168.5 192.168.182.5
>> >damrap6 00-11-24-8F-27- shell S3 Thu 20:2 192.168.5 192.168.182.10
>> >damrap6 00-1B-77-06-2F- shell S4 Thu 20:2 192.168.5 192.168.182.11
>> > Thanks, Tuc
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