Cached attributes

Stefan Paetow Stefan.Paetow at
Wed Feb 24 15:36:21 CET 2016

>> update outer.session-state {
>> 		User-Name = &User-Name
>> 		}
> The outer User-Name should at this point be anonymous at so I would expect this update operation to make a change and set &outer.session-state:User-Name to iser-linauth etc.

No. It wouldn't. Because the User-Name is already set, the '=' operation does nothing. Using ':=' instead will overwrite the existing value in the session-state.

But, like Alan D says, it's probably best to use your own internal variable (such as Inner-User-Name as per his suggestion) to store the username independently of the session-state one set from the outer session. :-)

> We don't want to cache the VLAN number itself, i.e. don't want to make the VLAN decision in the inner post-auth but we do want to cache the inner User-Name so it can be easily accessed later to do the VLAN calculation on resumed sessions.

Which is fair enough.

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