Question about the architecture

Alan DeKok aland at
Tue Jun 22 13:34:33 CEST 2021

On Jun 22, 2021, at 3:05 AM, Alen via Freeradius-Users <freeradius-users at> wrote:
> I'm seeking advice about what the optimal setup is.

  It depends on what you want to do.

> We have around twenty NAS worldwide that need a central point of monitoring.
> 1) Should we setup multiple freeradius servers worldwide connecting to a single central database?
> 2) Or should we setup a single central freeradius server (sitting close to the database) and make all the twenty NAS connect to the central freeradius server instead?

  In general, it's better to have FreeRADIUS and the DB closely connected.

  Other than that, you're asking whether a sports car is better than a large truck.  The answer is, "it depends on what you want to do".

  Alan DeKok.

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