The tag was named, descriptively, for the first application it was intended for. The thing about radius attributes, is they are just a number, and can be used for any purpose, even Hotspot bandwidth control, which the Hotspot Server recognizes and uses.
Lonnie On 2/15/06, David E. Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > After a few really trying days in the office, I've got our shiny new > billing system, with integrated RADIUS and possibly a toaster oven, > humming along. Now that I've got a fancy computer thingy to keep track of > customers, I'd like to automate and centralize a few more things in my > network. > > StarOS supports RADIUS for just about everything, and (at least in a small > trial of one AP, that's only serving one customer) I can get the AP to > allow/deny customers access based on their CPE MAC. That's the easy part > :) > > What would be really swell, though, would be if I could tie customers' > bandwidth allocations into this as well. Valemount's Web site does have a > (teensy) RADIUS dictionary, but the bandwidth attributes all have "PPPOE" > in the name, which at least implies that customer bandwidth can only be > set if they're using PPPOE. > > I have no pressing desire to replace a few hundred CPEs and routers and > walk customers through installing PPPOE software and... well, you get the > idea. (Right now, we're primarily using MAC authentication and setting > customer bandwidth allocations by hand in each AP, but that means changes > have to be made at each tower, and having everything centralized would > just be spiffy, I think.) > > So. Does anyone know whether I can set customer bandwidth allocations with > StarOS, without switching the whole network to PPPOE? > > David Smith > MVN.net > > > -- > WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ > -- Lonnie Nunweiler Valemount Networks Corporation http://www.star-os.com/ -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/