Radius database connectivity

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Sun Jun 21 10:03:48 CEST 2009

Robert White wrote:
> I have a question about db connectivity with Radius.
> I currently have OpenRadius connecting to a mssql database using unixODBC/TDS.

  Well... that's not FreeRADIUS.  They are two completely different
pieces of software.

> If the database ever goes down for some reason and then comes back up, I have to restart Radius in order to re-establish db connectivity.
> Is this an openradius problem or is it a unixODBC issue?
> Does anyone know how I would be able to get connectivity to reestablish automatically?

  Install FreeRADIUS.  It will automatically reconnect to a DB.

  Alan DeKok.

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