'Error: [ldap] unable to create filter' after SIGHUP

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Sun Dec 1 14:45:57 CET 2013

On 1 Dec 2013, at 13:09, Michael Weissenbacher <mw at dermichi.com> wrote:

> Hi Albrecht!
>> Re-starting the daemon again brings the operation back to normal.
>> Any help for fixing this issue would be highly appreciated!
> I've seen similar problems with freeradius on Debian (no LDAP involved). That's why i changed "reload" to "restart" in the logrotate snippets. Never had a single problem sincle.

As of 2.2.2 (and 3.0.0) you can just use /usr/sbin/radmin -e 'hup main.log' to rotate the mainlog, with no side effects.

That's by far the best solution, especially if the server is busy.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
FreeRADIUS Development Team

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