Automatic Yum upgrade of freeradius overwrite dictionary

Matthew Newton mcn at
Fri Nov 13 10:34:48 CET 2020

On 13/11/2020 09:29, Rob Hughes via Freeradius-Users wrote:
> We have an auto yum upgrade on CentOS overwrite our
> /usr/share/freeradius/dictionary file last night.

Yes, that's why there is a large comment at the top that says don't edit 
any of the files in that directory, what might happen if you do, and 
what you should edit instead.

> Is there a way to prevent this?
> Should we put $INCLUDE dictionary.whatever into /etc/raddb/dictionary
> instead?

Put local changes in /etc/raddb/dictionary which is part of your own 
config, the packages manage the files in /usr/share/freeradius.


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