How to handle dynamic update of shared secret and client configuration in free radius

Rajendra Hegde Rajendra.hegde at
Tue Apr 13 15:27:00 CEST 2010

I wonder if this is directly not achievable, 
what if some other program running on machine B update the file
and send signal SIGHUP or some oither signal I am not sure
to freeradius so that free radisu rereads the config information
without getting restarted ?
Does it work ?
Which signal to send to freeradius so that it rereads configuration again ?
Thanks in Advance.


From: Rajendra Hegde
Sent: Mon 4/12/2010 4:48 PM
To: FreeRadius users mailing list
Subject: How to handle dynamic update of shared secret and client configuration in free radius

I am a client program running on machine A. 
It want to talk to free radius on machine B.
{ cleint on Machine A } ------->   { free radius on machine B}
Now the client wants to dynamically update the shared secret and other client information
by just talking to the free radius over simple network connection.
After that free radius should use the new information right away as well as update the 
static file(s) in /etc/raddb...
Any pointers for achieveing this would be appreciated.
Rajendra Hegde

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