Alive sessions in radacct table

Anisa Allahdadi anisa.alla at
Fri Sep 25 15:41:12 CEST 2015

Thanks Alan for your response.

How should I check that? Is that somewhere in AP settings or FreeRADIUS
configurations itself?


On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at>

> 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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