Clone Function Called with each Authentication Request
bjordanov at orbitel.bg
Fri Oct 10 09:38:10 CEST 2008
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On Oct 10, 2008, at 9:08 AM, David D wrote:
> I'm testing an Authentication script and it's working great.
> I need to optimize the performance and move some data stored in
> files into
> To accomplish this, we planned on placing the routine to read the
> data into
> memory in the clone
> function, so it would load once.
>> From reading the documentation and the posts I could find.
> It's my understanding that the CLONE function will only be called
> once for
> each new thread created.
Correct. This a place in which you should do per thread initialization
of some variables like database connections etc.
> In my testing I've noticed that the CLONE function get's called for
> Authentication request, so it appears
> the thread is initialized for each call, even though I see it load
> up all 32
> threads when radiusd initializes.
There is something wrong. If you can share with me your script
probably i can help.
> The debug output shows all 32 threads calling the clone function and
> then it
> shows the clone function called again
> when an authentication request comes in.
> Any ideas on what I could check or change?
> radius0-dev:/etc/raddb # radiusd -v
> radiusd: FreeRADIUS Version 1.1.3, for host x86_64-unknown-linux-
> gnu, built
> on May 8 2007 at 19:12:20
Please upgrade your freeradius to more newer version.
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