freeradius DNS issue

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Feb 11 21:48:24 CET 2020

On Feb 11, 2020, at 2:35 PM, Satish Patel <satish.txt at> wrote:
> I have two DNS entry in /etc/resolve.conf and somehow today
> DNS went down and result radius fail to authenticate clients, it was
> bizarre that 1 hour everything was down and as soon as came
> back radius start working, I have check is totally
> functional DNS but look like freeradius just doesn't like getting
> failover to second DNS, is there any timeout or better solution of
> this issue?

  FreeRADIUS just uses the local system libraries to do DNS resolution.  If the local DNS libraries don't do failover, look there for issues and fixes.

  Alan DeKok.

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