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Re: Heartbeats Straw Poll

Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > I would add a third reason for heartbeats/keepalives.  To be able to do accurate
> > accounting the SG needs to know within a reasonable time that the client has
> > disconnected.
> I just re-read the ipsec and ipsra charters and saw no mention of
> accounting as required functionality..
>                                         - Bill

Yes, it was pointed out at the ipsra meeting that accounting is not a
requirement. However, what about auditing? For purposes of security
auditing, it is necessary to know when a remote access client
disconnects. Is this a valid requirement?


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