Performance Issues

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Nov 26 16:08:03 CET 2007

Veerendra wrote:
> I have a requirement to handle 15 authentication requests within 1 sec.
> I went through the code of Free Radius Client code, where in after
> sending EAP request packet to the Radius Server, the Radius Client waits
> on 'select' call for the response, this makes the other requests to
> block. Do we need to do any customizations to the Radius Client to
> achieve this, or do we need to split the Radius Client task, where in
> one task sends requests to Radius Server and the other handles the
> response? Please suggest a better solution for this.

  The existing RADIUS clients do not handle multiple streams of EAP
requests.  If you need that, I suggest running many copies of the client
at the same time.

  Alan DeKok.

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