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RADIUS Accounting (RFC2866)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003466D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 22 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Rigney: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document describes a protocol for carrying accounting information between a Network Access Server and a shared Accounting Server.

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Network Working Group C. Rigney

Request for Comments: 2866 Livingston

Category: Informational June 2000

Obsoletes: 2139

RADIUS Accounting

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document describes a protocol for carrying accounting

information between a Network Access Server and a shared Accounting

Server.

Implementation Note

This memo documents the RADIUS Accounting protocol. The early

deployment of RADIUS Accounting was done using UDP port number 1646,

which conflicts with the "sa-msg-port" service. The officially

assigned port number for RADIUS Accounting is 1813.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction .................................... 2

1.1 Specification of Requirements ................. 3

1.2 Terminology ................................... 3

2. Operation ....................................... 4

2.1 Proxy ......................................... 4

3. Packet Format ................................... 5

4. Packet Types ................................... 7

4.1 Accounting-Request ............................ 8

4.2 Accounting-Response ........................... 9

5. Attributes ...................................... 10

5.1 Acct-Status-Type .............................. 12

5.2 Acct-Delay-Time ............................... 13

5.3 Acct-Input-Octets ............................. 14

5.4 Acct-Output-Octets ............................ 15

5.5 Acct-Session-Id ............................... 15

5.6 Acct-Authentic ................................ 16

5.7 Acct-Session-Time ............................. 17

5.8 Acct-Input-Packets ............................ 18

5.9 Acct-Output-Packets ........................... 18

5.10 Acct-Terminate-Cause .......................... 19

5.11 Acct-Multi-Session-Id ......................... 21

5.12 Acct-Link-Count ............................... 22

5.13 Table of Attributes ........................... 23

6. IANA Considerations ............................. 25

7. Security Considerations ......................... 25

8. Change Log ...................................... 25

9. References ...................................... 26

10. Acknowledgements ................................ 26

11. Chair's Address ................................. 26

12. Author's Address ................................ 27

13. Full Copyright Statement ........................ 28

1. Introduction

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