Re: backup server

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 14:59:06 -0800

Mike Davis wrote:
> We have 2 identical boxes both running radius and sql server. At 3:00am
> the main box does a database dump. At 3:30 the secondary fires off a batch
> program i.e.
> net stop radiusnt
> cd c:\sql60\binn
> isql -E -Q "load database emerald from emeraldremdump"
> net start radiusnt

You could use SQL Executive to do this and it would be
must easier.

> The portmasters are set with primary auth and accounting but only secondary
> accounting. Since we don't do any accounting on the secondary, there's not
> an issue with someone being online from the last database dump.

Do you mean Primary/Secondary Authentication, but only Primary accounting?
Its good to have a RadiusNT (usually your primary) that ONLY received
authentication requests (no accounting).

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