Using RFC 5997 / Status in Module

g4-lisz at g4-lisz at
Wed Apr 21 17:19:18 CEST 2021

On 21.04.21 16:58, Alan DeKok wrote:
> On Apr 21, 2021, at 10:40 AM, g4-lisz at wrote:
>> We wrote a Freeradius module which collects data over some less reliable
>> protocol (talking to property management systems / PMS).
>> It would be very handy if we could add some PMS related data (e.g.
>> connection fail count) to the server's status response.
>> Is there some documentation / best practice examples on how to implement
>> this?
>   There's not a lot of documentation on "how to do coding in FR".  That being said, this shouldn't be terribly difficult.
>   Your module can detect that the packet is Status-Server by looking at
> 	request->packet->code == PW_CODE_STATUS_SERVER
>   See src/main/stats.c for some sample code which look for attributes, and then creates attributes in the reply.
>   Alan DeKok.

Hi Alan

Thank you very much for the quick reply and the hints!

Now I have an idea where to start.


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