Help Regarding Freeradius Server Inactivity and client access

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu May 14 15:23:48 CEST 2009

pushpraj nimbalkar wrote:
>    I have working  Freeradius(freeradius-2.1.3-1.fc10.i386) server
> with Mysql and chillispot. I just want to know what should happen when
> user is authenticated and after few time freeradius server stops
> working(due to any reason).

  Version 2.1.6 will be released on Monday.  It fixes a number of issues.

> In my case user stays on-line even though
> freeradius server is not working. For e.g. user A connects to my
> network radius server authenticates to user and after authentication
> say after 5 minutes radius server stopped working but user A still
> accessing internet as long as possible. I think if server stops
> working client should be disconnected.

  That isn't how RADIUS works.  It's like asking for everyone's address
book to be updated as soon as you get a new telephone number.  That's
impossible.  You have to contact everyone, and tell them yourself.

  Alan DeKok.

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