Bug 2566 - radius accounting does not send "Stop" packets
radius accounting does not send "Stop" packets
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-05-05 06:44 EDT by Ion Badulescu
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-19 11:57:00 EDT
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Description Ion Badulescu 1999-05-05 06:44:34 EDT
Tested with pppd. It appears that somehow the contents of
the global static variables hostname and secret are lost
after the "Start" packet is sent. Not sure if the bug is in
pam or in pwdb.
Comment 1 Stephen John Smoogen 2003-01-24 11:40:19 EST
There have been massive changes in PPP, kernel, and radius code since 5.2. Is
this still a problem, or is there a possible test plan that can be put up for
duplication of this problem?
Comment 2 Ion Badulescu 2003-01-24 13:49:27 EST
Quite frankly, this bug was opened 2 jobs and almost 4 years ago, I don't even 
have the enviroment anymore to test if it was fixed or not.

If I remember correctly, the pam_radius session module was sending only 
Accounting-Start messages, not Accounting-Stop, so it was rather useless. It 
seems to have been removed completely from pam in rh73, so perhaps it's not 
worrying about it anymore.
Comment 3 Ion Badulescu 2004-05-19 11:57:00 EDT
Ancient stuff, closing up report.

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