duanec at mail.illicom.net
Wed Apr 5 21:03:07 CEST 2006
No the outage is not consistant and there is not db backup or replication
The only thing that is consistant, is that both radius servers, each
identical hardware/software/configs, experience the outage at the same time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Laker Netman" <laker_netman at yahoo.com>
To: "Duane Cox" <duanec at mail.illicom.net>; "FreeRadius users mailing list"
<freeradius-users at lists.freeradius.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 12:34 PM
Subject: Re: conflicts/duplicates need
> --- Duane Cox <duanec at mail.illicom.net> wrote:
> > Well I believe Alan is correct, that it must be
> > related to the database
> > because I have 2 radius servers both sharing the
> > same database, and they
> > both experience this outage at the exact same time.
> > It lasts for about 45
> > seconds every several hours.
> > I'm using unixODBC and MSSQL database, the database
> > server is running on a
> > dual proc system and 2 gigs of ram.
> > During some of these outages (early morning) no one
> > is using the database,
> > only freeradius.
> > I think I am going to have to check the performance
> > monitors on the MSSQL
> > server to see if there are any spikes or hangs
> > during this time.
> > (I don't think my problem is freeradius, freeradius
> > is just suffering from
> > the condition)
> > > But I've noticed that I get a period every few
> > hours when freeradius
> > > doesn't authenticate. I'm not sure what the
> > problem is, but here is the
> > > log as captured in /var/log/radiusd
> > >
> > > Any idea what could be causing this?
> > Hi Duane
> > Good to see you using FreeRADIUS :-)
> > Probably you have a cron script of some kind running
> > a report or vacuum on
> > your database and it is not responding to RADIUS.
> > Are you using the database
> > for something else as well?
> > --
> > Peter Nixon
> > http://www.peternixon.net/
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> > -
> Is the "outage" consistent? Is the a DB replication or
> backup scheduled at the time the outage occurs?
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