Using Rsyslog with FReeradius

Yusuf Siddiqui joseph490 at
Tue Dec 12 14:03:28 CET 2017

Hi Peter,

Seems the daemon process radius is either on a very low resource or seems
to go in a deadlock condition,Such high occupation of  CPU won't be of any
use to you.
Try to run radius with less of resource and check if it reduces the load on
CPU,this is an abnormal usage.

Mohd Yusuf Siddiqui
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On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 5:09 PM, Peter Hutchison <p.j.hutchison at>

> We are currently testin Freeradius 3.0.15 on Ubuntu 16.04 servers.
> Accounting logging is enabled for Interim-Updates from our Wireless Aps
> and we are sending accounting information direct to our Palo Alto firewall
> test box via syslog on port 514 (UDP).
> This is to collect username and IP address of users logging into our
> wireless network. This is working fine.
> We have noticed via Nagios and top command that the freeradius service is
> using 99%+ CPU Load for long periods. Is there anything we can do to the
> configuration to reduce the load on the server?
> Peter Hutchison MCP
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