log to mysql?

Dennis Skinner dskinner at bluefrog.com
Tue Feb 20 15:17:02 CET 2007

Phil Mayers wrote:

>> The logs are about everything concern freeradius and not only about
>> auth/acct on a mysql server. Is it realy possible?
> I'm sure there are a million ways of sending the non-accounting logs to 
> SQL, but why would you want to - in normal (non-debugging) mode, the 
> FreeRadius logs are basically useless.

They can be useful to CS staff.  All you need is a perl script that uses
the File::Tail module.  It basically tails the log file and grabs out
some info and does mysql inserts.  I modified ours from a popb4smtp
script I found on the net.

Dennis Skinner
Systems Administrator
BlueFrog Internet

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