EAP-TLS Memory Leak

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Mon Nov 24 14:33:16 CET 2008

Alexander Bergmann wrote:
> I've tested my setup with eapol_test from the wpa_supplicant package and
> used it inside an endless loop overnight and the memory usage was 100%
> stable. Then I've noticed that the FreeRADIUS memory usage increases if
> I interrupt the eapol_test tool after it sends the first RADIUS packet.
> This can be done till FreeRADIUS runs out of memory and gets an exception.
> Is this a known problem?

  You can set "max_sessions" to limit the number of EAP sessions.  If
you haven't upgraded your configuration since 2.0.x, this will be "0",
or "no limit".

  See eap.conf for details.

  Alan DeKok.

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