freeradius+openvpn disconnect user from radius

Azfar Hashmi azfar.hashmi at
Thu Jan 5 14:00:26 CET 2012

pptp and l2tp working fine, if I see radiusplgin source code then these
things are defined there ie.g session-timeout and idle-timeout but since
I am not good in programing i have no idea why they are there, anyone
confirm why they are in code if not supported? I am on v2.1a b1

1/5/2012 11:17 AM, Azfar Hashmi wrote:I am gonna try it now. On 1/4/2012
5:49 PM, Alexandre Chapellon a

>> pptp does it very well (at least poptop does). Never tried with L2TP
>> itself but I know ppp sessions inside L2TP tunnels works as
>> expected... but that inly pppd works ok with session-timeout.
>> Regards.
>> Le 04/01/2012 12:19, Azfar Hashmi a écrit :
>>> One more related question. I have to test this with pptp and lt2p also,
>>> do they support it?
>>> On 1/4/2012 4:14 PM, Azfar Hashmi wrote:
>>>> 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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