External Authentication program problem
aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Nov 28 13:35:21 CET 2011
Ali Majdzadeh wrote:
> So I need to use with exec-wait becos the external programs need to wait
> util authentication/authorization/accounting done!
That is how exec-wait works.
> Also plz note that auth.pl forks another exec program
> per authenticated user (named calc) and will live till user stopped. So
> if I’ve 20.000 online users, I’ve also 20.000 calc process.
That is very, very, bad. There is just no reason for it.
Long-lived data goes into a database. That's what databases are for.
> What is ur recommendation?
Design a solution that works.
You are running into problems because your solution is wrong, and
doesn't work. If you design a solution that works, you won't have these
kind of problems.
> Is there any way to call nebtill_acct with wait=no?
Set "wait = no" ?
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