Issue with how to reduce the time of authentication

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Mar 17 16:54:00 CET 2009

yiyongyun wrote:
>    If i want to reduce the time of authentication by modify code in
> freeradius, which code I can modify?

  What does that mean?

  The server doesn't have Microsoft-style "busy loops" that do nothing.
 Most of the CPU time in the server is spent doing MD5 calculations (for
signing packets), or RSA calculations (for EAP methods).  Most of the
"wall clock" time is spent querying external databases.

  As with all of these kinds of questions, you need to describe the

  If the server is running "too slow" for you... find out why.  Upgrade
your database, or buy a faster machine.

  Alan DeKok.

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