Help: On setting up freeradius proxy

David Brierley david.m.brierley at
Sun Jan 20 16:44:53 CET 2019

It's Okay!

On 20 Jan 2019 14:04, "Alan DeKok" <aland at> wrote:

On Jan 19, 2019, at 1:02 PM, shivu prasad <shivaprasad2452 at> wrote:
> Thanks for the help it worked.

  Good to hear.

> I have few quires regarding load-balance behavior when homer_server is
> What I observed is the load balancer pick  the home_server is round robin
> way.
> ex: if request came to load-balance it will send to server 1, if server is
> down
> waits for response --> zombie period ----> mark as Dead --->
> after 300 seconds make it live again

  Yes, if you configure it that way...

> There Dead server may not be up! if any new request goes to that server
> again it will fail or timeout.

  Yes, that's how it works.

> How to avoid request getting fail or timeout due to server down?.

  Configure "status_check" in proxy.conf.  This is all extensively
documented in proxy.conf.

  Alan DeKok.

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