capturing radius performance metrics

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Jan 3 22:20:35 CET 2020

On Jan 3, 2020, at 4:15 PM, Munroe Sollog <mus3 at> wrote:
> I would like to monitor the ongoing real-world performance of my freeradius
> server.  In this case, I'm defining performance as time between receiving
> request and sending answer.  I have used radsniff and radclient to do some
> benchmarking, but neither really seem like a sustainable or appropriate
> solution for long-term data collection in a production environment.
> Is there a way to add the "total response time" to the log line? or maybe
> there is a statistics channel like bind has to access performance metrics?
> I am able to collect a similar metric from the NAS as well as from some
> "fake" clients I configured to track radius authentication performance.
> I'm hoping there is a way to also gather this from the freeradius service
> directly.

  You can user radmin to get overall statistics from the server.  There's a "stats" command.  Just connect via radmin and type "help".

  See the stats via:

radmin> stats client auth

  and a number of statistics will be printed out.

  Alan DeKok.

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