help with undocumented attributes

Andrew Long along at
Mon Oct 2 16:33:45 CEST 2006

Hello Alan,

OK, I'm starting out the upgrade by running through a compile on a
test server with mysql 5.0.18-2.1.

Are there any specific files in the running install I can look at
which will provide clues what options need to be compiled in to the

And, is a pure upgrade possible, without re-compiling?

Andrew Long 
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Friday, September 29, 2006, 4:58:38 PM, you wrote:

> Andrew Long <along at> wrote:
>> I am working with an inherited system (freeradius 0.9.0 on RH). The
>> system is running but as a new user/admin I am having trouble getting
>> info on the actual setup. I do 'rpm -qv freeradius' and it returns
>> freeradius is not installed, yet it IS.

>   Someone built it from source.

>   You *really* should upgrade.

>> /usr/local/etc/raddb is populated, as is /usr/local/share/freeradius.
>> How can I get info on the running version?

>   "man radiusd" says "radiusd -v"

>> Also, I am having trouble finding info on attributes that do not seem
>> to be documented which limit some of our user's sessions. Examples are
>> 'Max-Acct-Age', 'Max-Daily-Session', and 'Check-Login-Day'.  I need to
>> get a better understanding of how this session management is done.

>   They're local to your configuration, which is why they aren't
> documented.

>> Good documentation on the web seems hard to come by. Any help most
>> appreciated.

>   Try the wiki.

>   Alan DeKok.
> --
>       - The web site of the book
> - The blog

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