Open5GS Traffic Accounting

david at david at
Wed Mar 11 16:26:03 UTC 2020

Sorry yeah I meant the EPC.  I am not sure if the Open5GS software supports
it but Freediameter would be the Accounting portion in AAA from what I can

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-----Original Message-----
From: Harald Welte <laforge at> 
Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:53 AM
To: david at
Cc: 'Romeu Medeiros' <medeiros at>; nextepc at
Subject: Re: Open5GS Traffic Accounting

Hi David,

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 07:56:06PM -0400, david at wrote:
> Freediameter should be able to provide accounting so long as the ENB
supports it.

in which way is the eNB involved in traffic accounting in LTE?  

Normally, AFAICT, accounting is implemented within the P-GW, potentially
interacting via Radios/Diameter or some other protocol with some external
entity that decides whether or not there is credit/budget remaining or not.
If not, the PGW would stop firwarding packets of the related

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