Using multiple databases on the same freeRadius instance

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Feb 15 13:16:54 CET 2017

On Feb 15, 2017, at 7:11 AM, Gabriel Marais <gabriel.j.marais at> wrote:
> i then created a new config file with the second db connection details and included the file in radiusd.conf


> from the radius debug, i can see it is loading the second config file:-
> Wed Feb 15 14:00:18 2017 : Debug: including configuration file /etc/freeradius/sql_admindb.conf

  That's good.

> However, no connections are made or no reference is made to the second db config.

  Because you didn't *use* the module anywhere.

  List "sql_admin_db" in a virtual server.

  If you don't use the module anywhere, the server notices that, and doesn't open connections to SQL.  Because they would never be used.

  Alan DeKok.

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