Freeradius cannot find rlm_sql_postgresql driver!

Nicolas Baradakis nbk at
Thu Apr 6 10:58:14 CEST 2006

lmyho wrote:

> I am trying to test the freeradius to work with postgresql database.
> Just installed freeradius 1.1.0 on debian system via 'aptitude
> install' command of debian.
> [...]
>  Error: rlm_sql (sql): Could not link driver rlm_sql_postgresql:
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

The licenses of PostgreSQL and FreeRADIUS are incompatible, therefore
Debian doesn't distribute a binary version of the PostgreSQL module.

You could build a Debian package from source with the tarball of
FreeRADIUS 1.1.1 from The FAQ explains how
to do this:

Nicolas Baradakis

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