Major impact on authentication!

Guilherme Franco guilhermefranco at
Mon Feb 5 19:36:25 CET 2007

I'm testing PostgreSQL performance with various tools.


On 2/5/07, Dennis Skinner <dskinner at> wrote:
> Alan DeKok wrote:
> >> As this is random, it's hard to debug, but at the same time freeradius
> >> loses the connection, several other applications can successfully
> >> connect/ maintain previous established connections to the databases.
> >
> >   FreeRADIUS is NOT losing its connection to the DB.  If you think
> > that's happening, you will try to fix a problem that doesn't exist, and
> > will NOT solve the real problem.
> >
> >> I've enabled all sorts of debug in the databases trying to better
> >> understand why freeradius is doing this, but there was no luck.
> >
> >   Find out why the database isn't responding to FreeRADIUS.
> I had similar issues at one time with MySQL and FreeRADIUS.  There is an
> app out there for MySQL called Mytop which is basically like the unix
> "top" command, but looks at MySQL processes.  This makes it very easy to
> watch and see what processes are taking too long and holding up the rest.
> I'm not sure if there is a similar app out there for postgresql, but
> it'd be worth a look.
> --
> Dennis Skinner
> Systems Administrator
> BlueFrog Internet
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