freeradius not working in normal mode but working in debug mode

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Mon Feb 11 13:17:29 CET 2013

On 11/02/13 10:43, Nandkumar Palkar wrote:
> Hello,
> Please see the debug log: (log output from command >> freeradius  -fxx
> -l stdout) and with "freeradius -X" it works fine.
> My issue is that debug mode "freeradius -X" the authentication works
> great but once I try with normal mode it doesn't. I have checked all the
> permissions all are correct.

Well, permissions are almost certainly the problem; check again.

Try using a tool like "strace" to watch the server and look for errors e.g.

strace -o rad.log -f /usr/sbin/radiusd

...then inspect "rad.log" for a an error.

I note that you're using rlm_perl - check that - and EAP, so check the 

If you are on an SELinux-enabled distro, check for deny AVCs.

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