Problem - Duplicating IPs
aland at deployingradius.com
Tue Feb 17 13:26:39 CET 2015
On Feb 16, 2015, at 11:42 PM, Rui Ribeiro <ruyrybeyro at gmail.com> wrote:
> Forgive my ignorance, but are you implying DHCP is keeping up with
> accounting data?
Did I mention DHCP? No.
> I tried to write a script to identify users via a web page to give some
> accounting stats and quickly reached the conclusion it was not real time
Accounting”update” packets are usually sent every 5-10 minutes. Accounting packets for session start / stop are sent immediately.
> So the idea I have is whilst accounting is very useful, it is not exactly
> real-time, correct?
No. The session stop packet should be sent immediately.
Put a little bit of thought into this. It helps. Would we be shipping an IP Pool module that handed out duplicate IPs for *everyone*? Or, are other networks fine, and yours is crap? Which possibility is more likely?
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