Configuring accounting on Freeradius server

Alan DeKok aland at
Sat Feb 2 02:50:37 CET 2013

Deepti kulkarni wrote:
> Thank you the answers. I see that my freeradius server is receiving
> accounting request when I use "radclient" and it logs it as well.

  That's really not the point, is it?  The point is whether or not the
*production* client sends accounting packets.

> As you said that the client is responsible for sending accounting
> requests to the server, I am new to radius server and PAM, so not sure
> how this is done (apart from using radclient)?

  The PAM module doesn't do accounting.

  If you're using another NAS (switch, etc.) it should do accounting.

  Alan DeKok.

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