FreeRADIUS running out of file descriptors??

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Mar 24 23:21:09 CET 2015

On Mar 24, 2015, at 5:00 PM, Stefan Paetow <Stefan.Paetow at> wrote:
> Alan, Arran, have you ever seen FreeRADIUS run out of file descriptors? One of our pilot sites reported this this evening:

  That’s bad.  Maybe the old proxy sockets aren’t being cleaned up.

  What version are you running?

> I know it's just a short snippet, but is this at all helpful? This was a standard Moonshot IdP with a 'ping' every 5 minutes for around what... 2 weeks (since we resolved that socket proxy loss)...
> Anything you want me to try other than suggesting to my pilot site to run valgrind?

  Valgrind probably won’t help. :(

  The sockets may be open and linked, just not cleaned up.

  Alan DeKok.

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