FreeRadius 2.1.12 with winbind - performance issues

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Thu Jan 22 22:11:58 CET 2015

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 01:35:52PM -0500, Louis Munro wrote:
> On Jan 22, 2015, at 12:59 , Diggins Mike <diggins at> wrote:
> > 3. Would upgrading to the latest versions of FreeRadius and
> > Winbind likely help (i.e. are there known improvements that
> > would make a difference)?
> Yes. Others may be better placed to give you the details but
> there are improvements related to ntlm_auth in 2.2.6 that I know
> of.

The only change from 2.1.12 to 2.2.6 that I am aware of are adding
the ntlm_auth_timeout option, which won't improve performance at

But upgrading FreeRADIUS can never be a bad idea. 2.1.12 is


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