register freeradius as a service

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Oct 5 19:26:53 CEST 2016

On Oct 5, 2016, at 12:41 PM, Janis Heller <janis.heller at> wrote:
> After I installed free radius 3.0.12


> on a new ubuntu 14.04 server I was a bit confused, last time I did (running freeradius 3.0.11 on another server (ubuntu14.04)) I was able to start and stop the freeradius server by using:
> service freeradius start
> service freeradius -v
> etc.
> Now when I try to use these commands on my new server (using freeradius 3.0.12)  I get this error:
> root at DEBIAN-TEST:~# service freeradius -X
> freeradius: unrecognized service

  Whatever you did, you didn't install the files required for that. 

  See for more details.

  Alan DeKok.

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