Session Timeout in Access-Challenge

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Oct 6 13:26:13 CEST 2021

On Oct 6, 2021, at 6:44 AM, Sumant Gupta <sumantgupta at> wrote:
> I am trying to configure the "Session Timeout" in Freeradius , so that it
> can follow the text below from specs.
> When sent in an Access-Challenge, this attribute represents the
>   maximum number of seconds that an IEEE 802.1X Authenticator should
>   wait for an EAP-Response before retransmitting.  In this case, the
>   Session-Timeout attribute is used to load the suppTimeout constant
>   within the backend state machine of IEEE 802.1X

  Put the Session-Timeout setting into the "Post-Auth-Type Challenge" section.

  If you don't have that in the "default" virtual server, then upgrade to a recent version.

  Alan DeKok.

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