Refresh interval for end users devices

Mrinal K sinha.mrinal at
Fri Sep 26 13:52:40 CEST 2014

I think you are getting Idle-Timeout

Check your radius config to see whats your Idle-Timeout interval. Also if
you are using sql module then check radacct table, it will have an entry
for the reason for disconnect.

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 5:11 PM, Rando Nakarmi <randonakarmi at>

> Hi,
> I have a two devices, one phone and a windows 7 machine.
> I can  connect to my my both devices with wireless and get authenticated
> with freeradius. (this is great)
> But I am noticing that every time devices refresh it actually
> re-authenticate which I can see int the radius logs.
> For example, my phone got connected - authenticated, then i locked the
> phone, after a while  I open the phone, when it re-scan the network it
> actually sends the authentication request- gets re-authenticated.
> Is there a way, it only authenticates once, if you are in same wireless
> access point ? I meant, when device re-scans the network and if you are
> with the same Wireless access point not to send the auth request to the
> server over and and over ?
> Thanks,
> R
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