Simultaneous-Use unreliable for 'other' NAS-type

Alan DeKok aland at
Sun Jul 7 21:10:47 CEST 2019

On Jul 7, 2019, at 8:49 PM, Taymour Gabr via Freeradius-Users <freeradius-users at> wrote:
> this doesn't answer my question though of how/if checkrad works for
> simultaneous-use set to anything other than 1.

  Checkrad is run once for every user session.  But that means it has to check *each* user session.

> Also, could you please expand on what you consider to be 'modern'
> NASes? 2 years-old, 5 years-old, 10?

  Realistically, 10 years.  Checkrad is ~20 years old, and hasn't been updated in a very long time.

> We are looking to replace our crappy HP controller. Unfortunately HP
> was taken over by Aruba, and their controllers don't support HP Access
> points. So we are trying to go with the latest HP controller, and I
> would like to make sure that simultaneous-use will be covered.

  At this point, the NASes should work better.  Checkrad is less useful.

  Alan DeKok.

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