Problem with dailycounter

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Sun Aug 21 13:33:04 CEST 2016

> On 21 Aug 2016, at 11:20, Frederic Fichter <ffichter at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> As said, both NAS and FreeRADIUS machines were on time - not in the same timezone as NAS was using UTC, but still, on time.
> I've set both machines to the CET timezone, to no effect.
> A reboot of both NAS and FreeRADIUS machines solved the problem, and AcctStartTime is now accurate, hence solving the problem with dailycounter.
> Now, let's monitor this over time.

Weird.  Event-Timestamp is seconds since the epoch, so is UTC.  In my experience it’s easiest to assume the database timestamps are UTC and apply local conversions on the results are required.

Restarting FreeRADIUS shouldn’t do anything, restarting the NAS might…


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