Start up FreeRADIUS without all ldap servers present

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Thu Jul 21 11:02:59 CEST 2016

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:59:30AM +0100, Jonathan Gazeley wrote:
> I've configured my FreeRADIUS to use a virtual module 'uobldap' which is a
> redundant-load-balance set of 3 individual ldap servers. This works
> reasonably well, with one exception: if you try and start radiusd when one
> or more of the ldap servers is unavailable, the daemon hangs continuously
> retrying the connector. Is there a way to make FreeRADIUS start up with a
> degraded set of ldap connectors?

Have you tried

ldap {
  pool {
    start = 0



Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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