Re: Forwarding/Logging Accounting to another Radius server without proxy
aland at deployingradius.com
Wed Feb 10 00:41:49 CET 2010
Benjamin Marvin wrote:
> I've noted the RFCs list the following:
Who reads those things? :)
> So my question is:
> Does FreeRadius have built in support for taking responsibility of Accounting retransmission?
No. It's up to the NAS to retransmit.
> I currently proxy to an upstream vendor on the off-chance my customers use their services while connected to a servicing NAS.
What does that mean?
> Accounting turn-around with them is not robust so a NAS gener!
> ates a truck load of duplicates then wonders why the accounting server hasn't responded. Optimally, my own Server would reply and then generate a new accounting record for my upstream vendor. Also, with the current setup, if the upstream vendor goes offline, my NAS will continue duplicating accounting records until timeout.
> I don't control all the connecting NASes so I can't tell them to wait longer. Overall, it seems simpler to cut the upstream vendor out of the middle of my accounting stream.
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