Alive sessions in radacct table

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Sep 25 13:09:19 CEST 2015

On Sep 25, 2015, at 5:47 AM, Anisa Allahdadi <anisa.alla at> wrote:
> My FreeRADIUS is up and running. However, in 'radacct' table, there are
> only 'acctstarttime' and 'acctstoptime' being recorded, how about 'alive'?
> In the real world situation we can record Alive sessions every 10-15 min.
> Could anybody tell me if it is possible in FreeRADIUS as well?

  Yes.  If the NAS sends Alive packets, the server will record them.

  So... check that the NAS is sending Alive packets.

  Alan DeKok.

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