Log out client when no accounting updates received

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Wed Sep 30 08:46:03 UTC 2009

On 9/30/09 10:40 , Johan Meiring wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> It's doable, but I'm not in favour of doing that. Is there any other
>> NAS out there which supports that feature?
> I am not aware of one...
> But then chilli also support COA with accounting responses. This is also
> unique.
> Some of this uniqueness makes chilli very powerful!
> May I ask why you are not in favour of doing that?

RADIUS is very explicit in separating the handling of authentication and 
session setup from accounting. This change would violate that by having 
an error in processing of RADIUS packets influence the session handling. 
This is especially problematic in environments where 
authentication/authorization is done by other systems than processing of 
accounting data.

If we do this it should be a configurable option which is disabled by 


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