Accounting NOT broken in v1.0.11 (was: Accounting badly broken in v1.0.11)
wlan at mac.com
wlan at mac.com
Mon Apr 21 04:44:29 UTC 2008
Oh, and thanks for the wiki contribution... FYI, the "man" pages in
the wiki are taken fro the man pages in the coova-chilli source. So,
you might also consider those changes there too (doc/chilli.conf.
5.in). If you want svn access too, just send me a md5 style htpasswd
entry for yourself.
On Apr 21, 2008, at 1:05 AM, Gunther Mayer wrote:
> wlan at mac.com wrote:
>> I'm not certain of the problems reported by previously. Gunther,
>> can you confirm that chilli is indeed getting the responses?
>> Otherwise, the behavior he describes is, basically, retransmission
>> doing its job. I have heard reports of v1.0.11 already "in the
>> wild" without major problems. You are also encouraged to test the
>> svn version.
> Hi David,
> I carried out the packet dumps again from the box that runs chilli
> and even though the replies were delivered fine it turns out that
> it was a firewall rule of mine that dropped them like a hot potato.
> I had to use the coaport option together with coanoipcheck (because
> my PoD packets would come through an openvpn tunnel, not from any
> of the defined radiusservers) so tried to harden my setup by doing
> the checking in the firewall. Unfortunately in the process I didn't
> realise that the coaport option also causes all Accounting Requests
> to be sent from that port which is where my assumptions broke down.
> To cut a long story short it was my stupidity rather than your code
> that caused the mess and the behaviour I saw indeed was just chilli
> trying to retransmit whatever it never received a reply for. The
> radauth stuff of course ran flawlessly so that I could log in fine,
> which is why I never detected the problem when I did my initial
> firewall testing.
> I apologise for jumping to conclusions despite days of debugging...
> In the end I can recommend v1.0.11 for all purposes.
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