freeradius+openvpn disconnect user from radius

Azfar Hashmi azfar.hashmi at
Wed Jan 4 12:14:16 CET 2012

Hi Alexandre,

Thanks for sharing your experience.

On 1/4/2012 4:02 PM, Alexandre Chapellon wrote:
> I tried to setup exactly the same things a while ago using the
> radiusplugin for openvpn.
> It just don't work! Looking at the code of the radiusplugin I could
> not find anything that handle Sessiontimeout attribute (I didn't tried
> with Acc-Session-Timeout but didn't see anything either).
> Even if You try to ack the plugin (which look quite simple), I'm not
> sure openvpn have anymecanism that would allow it to termitate a
> connection after a specified duration (except monitoring connecting
> duration with the telent interface.... a real pain).
> I asked on the mailing list of radiusplugin which is even lower
> traffic and gave up. Maybe asking about openvpn being able to
> disconnect based on time  could be a question for start a thread in
> openvpn general ML.
> regards.
> P.S: I'd be glad to hear about if you succeed in doing that! ;)
> Le 04/01/2012 10:41, Azfar Hashmi a écrit :
>> I did but the list has very low activity. Only few posts in numerous
>> days there.
>> On 1/4/2012 1:32 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Azfar
>>> Hashmi<azfar.hashmi at>  wrote:
>>>> Anyone confirm me that openvpn support
>>>> session-timout/acct-session-timeout, i want radius to tell my NAS to
>>>> disconnect users if they reached their expiration. Currently its not
>>>> working.
>>> Did you ask in openvpn list? It should be a more suitable place for
>>> this question, and AFAIK the answer is no.
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