Error: /etc/freeradius/proxy.conf[667]: Failed looking up hostname

Alan Buxey A.L.M.Buxey at
Mon Nov 28 14:24:36 CET 2011


> on server startup after reboot freeradius not start and show error
> Error: /etc/freeradius/proxy.conf[667]: Failed looking up hostname 
> but when i try to start by hand /etc/init.d/freeradius start, it 's OK.
> Why freeradius fail to looking up hostname only on server startup?

soudns to me like you are trying to run the server before the network
stack or interfaces are up. how are you running the server startup?
what level did you start it at ?

usually software packages will have it starting at the right time


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