Performance Problems ntlm_auth <-> Active Directory under heavy load

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Thu Mar 26 15:00:45 CET 2015

> On 26 Mar 2015, at 09:45, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
> On Mar 26, 2015, at 8:23 AM, Louis Munro <lmunro at> wrote:
>> Let me just express my interest in seeing this for FR2.
>  It’s hard.  v3 has a connection pool API.  v2 doesn’t.  Adding the connection pool to the MSCHAP module was ~100 LoC.  It would be > 1000 LoC for v2.

I am absolutely against back-porting this feature to version 2.

It's an incentive for people to upgrade to v3.0.x. Which is especially useful for Universities where and upgrade might be hard to justify otherwise.

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

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