Guidelines for Overriding the PPPoE Maximum Session Value

The following rules apply if you configure the router to override the current PPPoE maximum session value for the interface with the PPPoE maximum session value returned by RADIUS in the Max-Clients-Per-Interface VSA:

The following table shows examples of the PPPoE maximum session value when a new subscriber logs in, and indicates the status of the current session.

PPPoE Maximum Session Value from RADIUS

Current PPPoE Maximum Session Value

Existing Number of PPPoE Sessions

New PPPoE Maximum Session Value

New Number of PPPoE Sessions

Status of Session

10

5

4

10

5

PPP session up

3

5

4

3

5

PPP/PPPoE session down

5

5

4

5

5

PPP session up

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