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Re: Issue with Guidelines document
Greg Weber wrote:
>> I would like to know what it *means* to have VSA's in an
>> Accounting-Response. What does the NAS do with them? Log them? Ignore
>> them? Change it's behavior?
> This can be used to communicate server load or pending planned downtime
> information back to the NAS which then can be used in server selection
That sounds like a bit of a hack to me. "Yes I've stored the
accounting data for bob, and by the way, I'm rebooting in 5 minutes".
> I believe there's a commercial server in the PacketCable space
> doing this (for voice gateway RADIUS clients). Also have heard some
> discussion about a server being able to dynamically adjust the interim
> record interval by setting a VSA in the accounting response (mimicking a
> Diameter feature), but I'm not sure if that's implemented by any servers.
I would suggest that CoA might be a better choice for that.
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