backup of external proxy

Alan DeKok aland at
Sun Jun 6 10:29:46 CEST 2010

Fred MAISON wrote:
> When proxing some eap-type by real to an external radius, is it possible
> to configure a normal and a backup proxy server ?

  Yes.  That's why there are home_server_pools.  You can configure them
as "failover".  See the comments in raddb/proxy.conf.

> I saw (in proxy.conf comments) it was possible when proxying to a local
> virtual server, but I don't understand what to do for normal/backup
> externals radius we have to proxy to for a particular real.

  I'm not sure what's unclear about proxy.conf.  Right near the top, it

#  Load-balancing and failover between home servers is handled via
#  a "home_server_pool" section.

  Alan DeKok.

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