problem with username renamed in radacct table

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Thu Jan 31 17:58:16 CET 2013

Yes probably buggy nas changing username in logout acct packet. Seen this a lot on multiple vendors, seems lightweight wireless controllers often erroneously expose internal state to their radius servers :o(

I nobbled our SQL queries to avoid the loss of data.

Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:

>Hocine M wrote:
>> For some reasons i don't understand, somtimes when accounting in
>> mysql table the username is renamed in "web-portal-ssid" where ssid
>> the SSID Web-Portal based.
>  It's because the NAS is sending "web-portal-ssid" in the
>Accounting-Request.  Or, your local configuration is updating the
>User-Name to be "web-portal-ssid".
>  There are no other options.
>  Alan DeKok.
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