Forwarding accounting Data to another radius Server for HA

Michael Schwartzkopff ms at
Tue Aug 26 10:39:32 CEST 2014

Am Dienstag, 26. August 2014, 10:28:31 schrieb Daren Hendricks:
> Hi Everyone,
> We have 2 radius servers (v2.2.1) a primary and secondary. Currently both
> use same mysql database that lives on the primary server. For HA sake we
> would like to have the following setup. The primary server will read/write
> to it's radius DB and that will be replicated using mysql replication to
> the secondary server. The secondary server will then read/write to the
> replicated db and forward/proxy it's accounting data to the primary server.

Writing into a replicated secondary sounds like a bad idea. I am not a MySQL 
expert, but I would write always to the primary DB. But perhaps the 
replications mechanisms in MySQL go both ways.

> Does this sound like a feasible solution? Also, what can we use to forward
> the accounting data to the primary server, would robust-proxy-accounting be
> something worth looking into?
> Regards
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Michael Schwartzkopff

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