Fail to restart radiusd
aland at deployingradius.com
Fri Jul 16 21:03:52 CEST 2010
Yang Xue wrote:
> We're running freeradius server v2.0.3 and restart of the daemon failed with:
> #/etc/init.d/radiusd restart
> Stopping RADIUS server: [FAILED]
> Starting RADIUS server: Fri Jul 16 07:50:16 2010 : Info: Starting -
> reading configuration files ... [FAILED]
If it didn't stop the server, it won't be able to start a new one.
> In the radius.log, it shows:
> Error: There appears to be another RADIUS server running on the
> authentication port 1812 <---
> The odd thing is that there is no radiusd process running on the Linux
> server at all:
> # ps aux | grep rad
> root 4869 0.0 0.0 4544 636 pts/1 S+ 12:11 0:00 grep rad
<shrug> It might have a different name. See also:
$ netstat -an | grep 1812
> Does anybody know why it complains about "another RADIUS server
> running on the authentication port 1812" although there is no existing
> radiusd process at all?
The server tries to use port 1812, and the OS says it can't, because
there's another process using it.
Find that process, and stop it.
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