sites-available vs sites-enabled

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Thu Jan 22 20:02:54 CET 2015

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 10:49:19AM -0800, Jim Shi wrote:
> What is the difference of these two directories? 
> when configuring  free radius, should I make change to files under site-enabled, not site-available?

sites-enabled contains symlinks to files in sites-available.

So edit the files in sites-available, then create symlinks for the
configurations you want to use.

It makes it easier to add and remove configurations from the


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