Freeradius Load average
aland at deployingradius.com
Thu Apr 25 21:21:11 CEST 2019
On Apr 25, 2019, at 12:54 PM, Bassem Mettichi <mettichi at gmail.com> wrote:
> the problem is that when the load average exceeds the value of 50% we
> received more conflicting packets on radiusLog file
> and our freeradius server starts dropping packets that is why iam asking
> you about this however when we disable detail module we don't receive
> conflicting packets.
You have likely set up the detail file with "locking = yes". Change that, and it should help.
If you don't have "locking = yes", then the problem is just load. The detail file writer isn't optimized for performance. It just writes lines to a file.
This is a common problem with high load systems. You can't just take a stock config and expect it to do everything you want at 3K-10K packets/s. You have to understand what it's doing, what you need it to do, and configure it accordingly.
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