Installing to pfsense
flamana at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 03:53:36 CEST 2011
Got it working, if anyone else is interested what needed to be done is
-m /usr/local/lib/mysql and ldconfig -m /usr/local/lib/freeradius-2.1.10 to
add these directories to ldconfig_paths.
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 6:37 PM, Franz <flamana at gmail.com> wrote:
> So Installed freeradius2 from ports on another system, and which is
> working, then I did pkg_create -Rjb freeradius-2.1.10_2 and got all needed
> files, transported all to the pfsense machine, did a pkg_add and all
> installed ok, however when enabling sql I still see error:
> Could not link driver rlm_sql_mysql: file not found
> Make sure it (and all its dependent libraries!) are in the search path of
> your system's ld.
> /usr/local/etc/raddb/sql.conf: Instantiation failed for module "sql"
> /usr/local/etc/raddb/sites-enabled/inner-tunnel: Failed to load module
> /usr/local/etc/raddb/sites-enabled/inner-tunnel: Errors parsing
> authorize section.
> and when I check all fles are in here:
> under radiusd.conf the shared lib points to:
> libdir = /usr/local/lib/freeradius-2.1.10
> Any clue as to why it does not see the files?
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Franz <flamana at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks David and Alan for this great advise, I will try it and post back.
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 8:56 AM, David Wood <david at wood2.org.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi Franz,
>>> In message <AANLkTikH+a1YJDGU5N-TyF-8Xo8_tdE23EqO2V7k+YJX at mail.gmail.com>,
>>> Franz <flamana at gmail.com> writes
>>> I have currently installed freeradius 2.1.10 and Mysql 5..5.10 on a
>>>> box which is freebsd. I want this to work with mysql however I was
>>>> how to install freeradius with mysql support as I am unable to do it via
>>>> ports or try any commands or flags with ./configure via tarball. Only
>>>> pkg_add is available, can I recompile or install from scratch to get
>>>> freeradius to bind to mysql?
>>> Alan has already given you the answer - you need a development
>>> environment. pfSense does not contain compilers and other development tools
>>> to keep the image size down.
>>> Another reason why pfSense does not contain development tools is because
>>> it is arguably inappropriate to build software on a firewall. Maybe you are
>>> using pfSense for some other task, though if you are using it as a firewall,
>>> I would argue strongly that your RADIUS server should be running on another
>>> machine inside your firewall.
>>> You can't reconfigure a binary package - the configuration is burned in
>>> when it is created, usually by the default options. It is nonsense to try to
>>> pass configuration flags to pkg_add.
>>> The default options are always set for minimum external dependencies - if
>>> you want features like SQL or LDAP support, you have to set the relevant
>>> options yourself and rebuild the package. FreeBSD does not adopt the
>>> approach of some Linux distributions, where the additional modules are
>>> distributed in separate binary packages.
>>> You will need to set the appropriate options for the net/freeradius2 port
>>> and build a package using that port on a FreeBSD box of the appropriate
>>> release and major version - ideally the minor version should also match,
>>> though that doesn't usually matter. You can then pkg_add that package on the
>>> pfSense machine.
>>> pfSense 2.0 RC is based on FreeBSD 8.1 - amd64 for the 64 bit version and
>>> i386 for the 32 bit version.
>>> pfSense 1.2.3 is based on FreeBSD 7.2 i386.
>>> A virtual machine can be useful for building packages if you don't have
>>> access to a FreeBSD machine.
>>> When I maintained the FreeBSD FreeRADIUS ports, I was asked to create a
>>> net/freeradius-mysql slave port for someone working on pfSense. This is
>>> FreeRADIUS 1.x and should probably die. It isn't realistic to create slave
>>> ports for all the dependencies that people might require - port bloat is
>>> frowned on.
>>> With best wishes,
>>> David Wood
>>> david at wood2.org.uk
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