SQL based Simultaneous-Use troubles

Alan DeKok aland at ox.org
Tue Jun 14 17:13:21 CEST 2005

Aaron Paetznick <aaronp at critd.com> wrote:
> I'm having some trouble getting FreeRADIUS to use the SQL tables for 
> determining Simultaneous-Use.  I've reviewed the doc/Simultaneous-Use 
> file.  I've uncommented the simul_count_query line in sql.conf.  I'm 
> already successfully using SQL authentication and accounting.  I've 
> entered Simultaneous-Use:=1 in the radgroupcheck table.

  That should work.

>  No matter what 
> I do, this is what I get in the log:
> Mon Jun 13 09:32:23 2005 : Error: Check-TS: timeout waiting for checkrad

  So Simultaneous-Use *is* working.  You now have to figure out why
checkrad is taking so long.

> Can anybody offer any suggestions?  I'm just trying to use 100% 
> SQL-based Simultaneous-Use checking, so checkrad shouldn't even be 
> called, right?  I'm probably missing something really simple.  Thanks!

  Checkrad is called because the server may not have received
accounting data.  You can turn it off by making the client "type = other"

  Alan DeKok.

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