Problem with + Mysql in Win server 2008r2

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue May 29 13:11:01 CEST 2012

Turamarth wrote:
> I have installed Freeradius and mysql to use it for a Hostpot network on a
> Windows 7 64b on test lab and everithing is working fine.
> Now we are moving it to real server (Win server 2008r2 64b) to auth network
> clients in radius, and when i uncoment sql in radiussd.conf and i start in
> debug mode the server stops at:
> rlm_sql (sql): Driver rlm_sql_mysql (module rlm_sql_mysql) loaded and linked
> rlm_sql (sql): Attempting to connect to root at localhost:/radius
> rlm_sql (sql): starting 0
> rlm_sql (sql): Attempting to connect rlm_sql_mysql #0
> rlm_sql_mysql: Starting connect to MySQL server for #0
> and i never go on far from here, and dont conect to db, or do nothing more,
> i reinstaled, reconfigured, triyed with all ips of mysql db ( is on
> localhost ) and nothing.

  There is no network connection between FreeRADIUS && MySQL.

  And FreeRADIUS *doesn't* run on Windows.  There's a "",
which is version 1.1.7.  That is very old, and not supported.

  I suggest using a different OS.  e.g. Linux or BSD.  You can then run
a recent version of the server.

  Alan DeKok.

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