Failure to reconnect to ldaps server after idle_timeout

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Tue Mar 10 21:38:23 CET 2015

> On 10 Mar 2015, at 16:25, A.L.M.Buxey at wrote:
> Hi,
>> I have a freeradius v3.0.7 server running in a test setup that uses the rlm_ldap module to verify users and groups against an LDAPS server (ie LDAP with SSL enabled).
> seen this in 3.0.x (before 3.0.7) where the LDAP timers are set to aggressively. dont expire
> the connections and have lifetime = 0 - then the sockets are nicely kept open and will be reconnected
> if theres connectivity issue

Given the root cause I would expect this to break if ldap_unbind was called on any LDAP handle.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>
FreeRADIUS development team

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