ppp RADIUS accounting bug

Michael Bretterklieber mbretter at a-quadrat.at
Wed Nov 19 00:34:30 PST 2003

Hi Boris,

On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Boris Kovalenko wrote:
> Hello!
>     Standard PPP does not support UPDATE packets, and of course (as my
but a patch could be written :-)

> RADIUS knowledge) the counters should not be resetted, because RADIUS
> updates the same record.
The RFC says:

5.4.  Acct-Output-Octets


can only be
      present in Accounting-Request records where the Acct-Status-Type
      is set to Stop.

It looks like, that these counters must not present in accounting updates.

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