Implementing an account expiry in the users file

Stefan Paetow Stefan.Paetow at
Wed Mar 28 17:42:36 CEST 2018


I'm building a really basic system at the moment and want to implement a basic account expiry in the users file (since that's my user store). I found the Expiration attribute, but there seems to be a documentation mismatch. The FreeRADIUS docs on NetworkRADIUS say the format is one emitted by 'date'. In my instance that is 'Wed Mar 28 15:41:12 UTC 2018'. But that's not accepted. What *is* accepted is a Unix-style epoch timestamp (like tomorrow this time: '1522337946' sans quotes).

Can I get clarification on this? :-)

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Stefan Paetow
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