new to freeRADIUS - Help

Ben Wiechman wiechman.lists at
Tue Aug 4 18:51:31 CEST 2009

> Another question i have, When I spoke briefly to the folks at Network
> RADIUS, they told me that freeRadius includes the required db schema
> for mySQL. When I installed mySQL 5.1, there was a db in there that I
> didn't recognize, called information_schema, comprised of 28 tables.
> Is this it, or is there something special I need to do to enable the
> schema, as i understand from the docs that freeRadius will work with
> almost any datasource including flatfiles.

Information_schema is a built in database used to provide information about
the mysql database server. You will have to import the required database
schemas and configure the sql module to use MySQL as your datastore. See

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