Archive for 2007

 

 

Oct 15 2007

Atheros Wireless Interface on Linux Redhat

Published by under Linux

Got an old PC or server you want to leave running in a remote place? Don’t want to bother with cables? Add a wireless card in, and configure the network service so it (re)connects automatically when the access point (re)boots. We’ve chosen a Netgear because it integrates an Atheros based chipset. They’re well supported under […]

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Aug 01 2007

Gigawords Support in Radius

Published by under Cisco,Freeradius

Many people using Radius for accounting don’t know there are counters limits. Values defined in the protocol are stored in 32 bit fields meaning you will never go any higher than 4294967296 bits, that is fairly more than 4GB. If a session stays up for days, there are good chances that the counter resets to […]

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Jun 11 2007

Mysql Traffic Encryption with OpenSSL

Published by under Freeradius,Mysql

This is related to Freeradius software but can be applied to any application that needs to encrypt Mysql traffic. Freeradius is compliant to Radius protocol characteristics, which give ability to accomplish various actions, such as authenticate users. Number of caveats have been found, not related to the software but to the protocol. Joshua Hill from […]

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May 07 2007

Mysql or Postgres for Freeradius?

Published by under Freeradius,Mysql,Postgresql

We are not trying to build a full comparative of Mysql and Postgresql in this article. This subject has been discussed many times et everyone has his own opinion on this. Some directions may be given and only a few critirias will be analysed to be used with Freeradius. Criterias If we check what’s already […]

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Apr 18 2007

Mysql Failover

Published by under Mysql

Important note: Heartbeat is now obsolete and has moved to a new stack available on Clusterlabs. For simple high availability project using a virtual IP, try out keepalived that does monitoring and failover with just a simple configuration file. When a Mysql server contains critical data, it’s always a good idea to rely on more […]

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