How to improve Radius Performance

Tejesh Vijayakumar Tejesh.Vijayakumar at
Wed Dec 23 12:55:36 CET 2009

Yes Alan...
I am using radiusd -X to start Radius server ...


From: at [ at] On Behalf Of Alan Buxey [A.L.M.Buxey at]
Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 8:25 PM
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Subject: Re: How to improve Radius Performance


> 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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