Loading new clients without a restart

Clayton Knorr clayton.knorr at nuspire.com
Wed Mar 29 23:08:18 CEST 2017

Yeah I started looking at that (should have done my search BEFORE sending the email) but I'm not sure we can do that without serious changes to how LDAP is set up.

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Subject: Re: Loading new clients without a restart

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 08:51:14PM +0000, Clayton Knorr wrote:
> Suppose you're loading your clients in from LDAP or SQL, and you need 
> adding new clients to be relatively dynamic. Reloads don't pull in the 
> clients, just restarts. I assume other people have run into this issue 
> and didn’t want to restart Freeradius once a day or more just to load 
> a new client. Are there some clever solutions out there anybody has 
> come up with? Or a super secret feature I don't know about?

raddb/sites-available/dynamic-clients (as well as raddb/mods-available/dynamic_clients if you want).


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