How to improve Radius Performance

Alan Buxey A.L.M.Buxey at
Wed Dec 23 12:25:20 CET 2009


> I want to achieve around 5000 auths/sec with FreeRadius version 2.1.7.
> Currently I am able to achieve only 125 auths/sec with a PentiumIV 3Ghz single core 512 mb RAM machine. I am using just the users file with two users.
> Can I improve radius performance using same machine or
> What is the preferable system configuration to achieve 5000 auths/sec?

radiusd -X  - lets see what else you are using. a quick performance test with no tweaks on an old
2.4GHz P4 gets over 200 auths/s


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