Standard RADIUS Accounting Attributes

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The following table lists the standard RADIUS accounting attributes defined in RFC 2866, “RADIUS Accounting.”

                                                                   

RADIUS Accounting Attributes

Description
User-Name Name of the user as received by the client.
NAS-Port Port number on the client device.

Acct-Status-Type

A number that indicates the beginning or ending of the user service:

1—Start

2—Stop

3—Interim-Acct

7—Accounting-On

8—Accounting-Off

Acct-Delay-TimeNumber of seconds the client has been trying to send this record, which can be subtracted from the time of arrival on the server to find the approximate time of the event generating this request.
Acct-Input-OctetsNumber of octets (bytes) received by the port over the connection. This is present only in STOP records.
Acct-Output-OctetsNumber of octets (bytes) sent by the port over the connection. This is present only in STOP records.
Acct-Session-IdIdentifier used to match START and STOP records in a log file.
Acct-Authentic

Indicates how the user was authenticated by RADIUS, the network access device (local) or another remote authentication protocol:

1—RADIUS

2—Local

3—Remote

Acct-Session-TimeElapsed time of connection in seconds. This is present only in STOP records.
Acct-Input-PacketsNumber of packets received by the port over the connection. This is present only in STOP records.
Acct-Output-PacketsNumber of packets sent by the port over the connection. This is present only in STOP records.
Acct-Termination-Cause

Number that indicates how the session was terminated. This is present only in STOP records:

1—User Request

2—Lost Carrier

3—Lost Service

4—Idle Timeout

5—Session Timeout

6—Admin Reset

7—Admin Reboot

8—Port Error

9—NAS Error

10—NAS Request

11—NAS Reboot

12—Port Unneeded

13—Port Preempted

14—Port Suspended

15—Service Unavailable

16—Callback

17—User Error

18—Host Request

Acct-Multi-Session-IdUnique accounting identifier to make it easy to link together multiple related sessions in a log file.
Acct-Link-Count

The count of links that are known to have been in a given multilink session at the time the accounting record is generated.

 

 

 

 


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