Require NAS dependant radius return attributes

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Aug 17 16:51:27 CEST 2005

Ben Thompson <bt4 at> wrote:
> Thanks for that advice. I can see that I could end up with a very large
> users file using this method. Is there any limit on the size of the
> users file?

  Memory.  Also, the CPU time required to walk it's internal
representation (linked list).

> In the near future we may have something like 800000 entries in
> there. Is this where you would normally look to use a database
> backend?

  Yes.  Or, if the mappings are relatively simple, you could look at
rlm_passwd, which does simple mappins.  It uses a hash to look up
data, so it should be fast.

  Alan DeKok.

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