MySQL support in Windows binary of FreeRadius

Foo JH jhfoo-ml at
Fri Feb 16 05:46:46 CET 2007

Thanks Peter and Alan for your replies.

I don't mind recompiling, except that I need to run FreeRadius as a 
Windows service, and I don't know what it takes to enable mysql in the 

Basically my problem with the default setup, is that it logs on a 
per-day basis. If I can configure FreeRadius to use a new accounting 
file every hour, it will be ideal.

Does anyone know if this can be done?

Peter Nixon wrote:
> On Fri 09 Feb 2007 12:04, Foo JH wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm using the precompiled binary of FreeRadius from
>> Well, I'm happy to say that it works!
>> My last challenge with FreeRadius is getting it to work with MySQL. I
>> don't know if MySQL connectivity is possible with the precompiled
>> Windows version. Can anyone confirm this? Cos I'm not getting very far
>> trying to activate mysql.
>> Basically I uncommented the sql line in line 2017 (under accounting),
>> and the daemon will not run any more. It complains:
>> Error: radiusd.conf[2017] Unknown module "sql"
>> Can anyone comment on this? Thanks.
> As far as we know the windows binary from contains no sql 
> support at all. you should recompile it yourself or contact the packager.
> Regards
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