[freeside-users] How-to setup a Radius interface for Billing ?

Ivan ivan at 420.am
Sun Mar 25 19:57:23 PDT 2007

None of the recent VoIP integrations I've done have been via RADIUS or 
used svc_acct services.

I've been using svc_phone services, and either importing the CDRs as CSV 
data or inserting them into the database directly.

This is fairly new functionality and may not be the easiest thing for 
novice users of the free download to setup yet.

Don't neglect the fine manual:


On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 05:04:14PM +0100, Dominique Jeannerod wrote:
> Hello,
> i'm currently setting up freeside 1.7.2 and fighting to setup a billing
> based on FreeRadius accounting for VoIP calls.
> freeradius 1.1.3 is being used and works properly.
> Could someone help me understand the whole process and how to interface
> Radius and Freeside ?
> I already setup 
> - a svc_acct service with a radius export, and a package with a price plan
> (tried several ones without success).
> - provisionned a domain name and 2 svc_acct accounts with username used in
> the radacct table.
> I am able to see radius sessions for this account in freeside, with session
> duration and used bandwidth, but no CDR data at all in Freeside, and no
> svc_acct.seconds value in the database.
> Could someone help me understand how to setup this correctly ?
> Do I have to launch freeside-sqlradius-radacctd ?
> Should I have the domain in the Radius data to make it work ?
> Should the svc_acct.seconds column be updated ?
> What price plan should I use ?
> ...
> Thank with anticipation as I'm quite lost

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