Re: Intermittent problem with Radius

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 09 Feb 1998 15:21:49 -0800

Sounds like you are running Radiusnt 2.2.39. Upgrade to 2.2.41 and
it will correct the problem.

Dave Aoun wrote:
> Hello all,
> We sometime experience a problem with our copy of Radius. It is running on
> a SQL Server machine as a service. For the second time today it has gone
> into what we have termed "looping," where the same user name will appear
> over and over for verification. This sends the processor usage to 80-90%
> and no other users can get in. This action is seen in dos box mode and
> assumed in service mode.
> The one time this happened was due to a router problem where it seemed that
> packets could not be sent back to the authenticating MAX-4000. This is not
> the case today. It happened a long time ago, but we thought all those
> problems would go away when we went to service mode and SQL Server.
> Another suspicion is that the SQL Server is overloaded. It is running on a
> P-166 with 64 megs of RAM. It is authenticating about 400 lines. I
> suspect overloading because of the time that the problem usually happens:
> 3:00pm (kids home from school).
> Anyone have any insights or hindsights on this problem? It's not chronic,
> but the fact that it's happened twice today makes me very nervous.
> Dave Aoun
> Internet Technician
> CSOnline
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