Free Radius performance variation

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Dec 16 22:37:57 CET 2009

Alan Buxey wrote:
> for users file you might get better performance moving to the 'fastusers' module which hashes
> the entries?

  No.  The "users" module in 2.x hashes entries, too.

  The "fastusers" module should be deprecated.

> for the SQL - if you have more records then it takes longer to find entries in the database!
> this is basic database stuff - you need to index the required columns that you want good results
> from - recommend douglas and douglas postgres book - published by Developers library - or
> just the main posgres documentation from their site. this isnt a FreeRADIUS problem

  We need ways to make that more obvious.

  Alan DeKok.

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