freeradius service

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Thu Jul 21 11:01:59 CEST 2016

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:55:29AM +0000, Janis Heller wrote:
> I’m running a freshly freeradius server (built from source)
> version 3.0.12 on a ubuntu server. Is there a way to control
> radius server as a service, like for example ’service radiusd
> stop’?

Best way is to build .deb packages, then you can indeed 'service
freeradius stop' as it installs init scripts/systemd unit files
for you.

Building packages is easy. See


Otherwise you'll have to install the init scripts manually.


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

Systems Specialist, Infrastructure Services,
I.T. Services, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, United Kingdom

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