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May 11 2013

Freeradius Usage Graphs

Published by under Freeradius

Radius servers generate a lot of accounting records. Is it worth keeping them? Damn yeah! Beside the fact they could be used to check if a customer was connected at a given date, or find out who got IP address X.X.X.X that same day, the most interesting is to generate traffic reports and show customers […]

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Oct 04 2009

Compiling Freeradius with Oracle Support

Published by under Freeradius,Oracle

Compilation Error? The Oracle client being installed (11g R2 in my setup), Freeradius doesn’t seem to find Oracle headers. I get the following error message: Error compiling Oracle/Freeradius configure: WARNING: oracle headers not found. Use –with-oracle-home-dir=<path>. configure: WARNING: silently not building rlm_sql_oracle. configure: WARNING: FAILURE: rlm_sql_oracle requires: oci.h.   Specifying the path to –with-oracle-home-dir doesn’t […]

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May 30 2009

Daily Accounting in Freeradius

Published by under Cisco,Freeradius

We have seen a few posts on Freeradius user list and other forums asking how to collect accounting periodically. The Radius protocol provides accounting but not in the way that many would like. Here’s a short list of things we would like to modify or improve: Traffic is not collected at regular intervalsAs a result, […]

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May 16 2009

Graph Number of Freeradius Sessions with MRTG

Published by under Freeradius,Monitoring

You can easily graph Freeradius number of active sessions with a simple shell script, if you store accounting data in a SQL database. Use the script below for Mysql that you can easily adapt to other databases like Oracle or PostgreSQL. Check the complete list of supported databases by Freeradius.  A certain number of sessions […]

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Jul 22 2008

Feedback on Freeradius IP Pools

Published by under Freeradius

If you wonder if you should use rlm_ippool or rlm_sqlippool to turn your Radius into a “DHCP” server, read on! rlm_ippool We first configured Freeradius to provide IP addresses through the ippool module. IPs are stored internally in a binary data file. radiusd.conf  Users In users, we’ve got: On startup, db.ippool and db.ipindex are created […]

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