Re: Why is ODBC so difficult?

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 14:35:01 -0800

Beverly Wise wrote:
> To all the members... I have been trying to use ODBC mode with Radius NT for
> a week now. I can get it to work as long as I don't use my regular radius
> users file in the directories tab, as long as I do have an expire field
> value ( which the instructions say that this field can be NULL and it won't
> expire) MaExpire that is. I can't make the maExpire field past 12/31/99 or

RadiusNT 2.2 doesn't support a NULL maExpireDate field, although the docs
says it does. Sorry about the confusion.

> it says 00 if I try 2000. Now, I have asked for help, and I have gotten

2/2/00 is Feb 2, 2000. Just like 12/31/99 is really Dec 32, 1999.

> some. We run great in Text mode, but in ODBC, nothing but problems, and if
> I do get it to run, when I come in the next day, it has performed an error
> and shut down. I want some peoples opinion on if using ODBC is really worth
> the trouble?

Whats options do you have enabled in the RadiusNT admin and what kind of
database are you using?

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