radwho and date formatting
aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Sep 3 14:09:44 CEST 2021
On Sep 3, 2021, at 7:39 AM, Weisteen Per <per.weisteen at telenor.no> wrote:
> I'm using Freeradius to authenticate a bunch of network devices whom all are expected to have a long-term, more or less permanent connection to my network. Any disconnect from the net is considered a deviation from normal operation.
> Currently I've been using radwho to list status for my devices. Unfortunately radwho only seem to format the date with weekday and hh:mm timestamp.
Hmm... to be honest, I don't thunk I've used radwho in a long time. It still builds and works, but it hasn't had any changes for many years.
> Is there any way I could get a more exact date from radwho or is there other mechanisms I could use to get info on all "live" sessions?
Use a real database, even sqlite is fine. The dates are then put in as full year / month / day / time.
If you want to get fancy, you could send over a patch which (a) adds a new command-line option to radwho, and (b) when that's set, print out the date in a better format. I'd be happy to add that to the code.
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