Accounting response with attributes

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Jan 14 19:54:02 CET 2015

On Jan 14, 2015, at 1:48 PM, Peter Lambrechtsen <peter at> wrote:
> There is an Ericsson element manager SO-EM that for whatever stupid reason
> needs the accounting response to include the profile for the user. The
> accounting request includes the username and the respose needs to include
> the profile assigned to the user in the response.  I had endless arguments
> with the developers of the product saying they were doing it wrong. But got
> no where.

  Next time include me in the conversation.  I’ll pull rank as the resident RADIUS expert.  I’ve written multiple RADIUS standards on how to do things “the RADIUS way”.

  And putting *authorization* data into an *accounting* packet is stupid.  It means they don’t understand how RADIUS works.  And worse, they don’t care.

  Alan DeKok.

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