best place for logic - users file or custom module?
aland at ox.org
Tue Aug 23 17:53:52 CEST 2005
Tariq Rashid <tariq.rashid at uk.easynet.net> wrote:
> hi, i'm planning a significant migration from a different radius server
> (Radiator, perl based).
That's good to hear!
> our tests with freeradius show a much lighter server - its faster, and
> easier on memory and cpu. however the downside is that applying custom logic
> to the radius process is a bit more difficult.
Yes, there are trade-offs.
> i'd like some advide on the best place to implement this logic. for example
> - a common scenario is for a request to come from A, and the reply to A
> contains instructions to extend a tunnel to a second device B. A second
> query from B is then received.
> this case is handled easily in perl using "if()" constructs.
My suggestion is to use Perl. :)
rlm_perl is in 1.0.4, but it's not stable. The CVS head is in
I would suggest grabbing revision 1.19 of rlm_perl from CVS, and
building it into 1.0.4. It should work, and it will get you the
custom logic you need. And, it will be multi-threaded, too.
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