Freeradius DHCP and radius accounting

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Sep 21 15:43:04 CEST 2015

On Sep 21, 2015, at 1:38 AM, Alain Cocconi <cocconi at> wrote:
> I've a working configuration with Freeradius doing radius AAA for PPPoE subscribers on a Cisco ASR1006 BRAS and proxiing accounting packets to a Subscriber Management Policer (SMP) server.
> Each time a subscriber is authenticated, a radius Class attribute is send into the replied packet, then the BRAS put it in each radius accounting packets.
> Those accounting packets are proxied to the SMP server by the Freeradius server.
> These configuration is working fine since many many years now.

  That's good.

> But because of FTTH is coming in my region now, I've to switch from PPPoE to a IPoE and using DHCP.
> So I've done a lab with a working Freeradius DHCP server (Freeradius DHCP is working great!), but after checking again and again docs, wiki and web, I can't find a solution to do a radius accounting packet instead of a DHCP accounting packet or asking my cisco to do radius accounting and not DHCP accounting.
> If someone has an idea it would be nice to share it with me.

  I'm not sure what you mean.  There is no "DHCP accounting packet".

  Please describe it in more detail.  Which system sends what kind of packet?  What does that packet contain?  What should that packet contain?

  Alan DeKok.

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