freeradius DNS issue

Satish Patel satish.txt at
Wed Feb 12 00:04:43 CET 2020

Hmm so you are saying it depend on OS not something built into radius? 

Very strange that Linux do this. 

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> On Feb 11, 2020, at 3:48 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
> ´╗┐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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