Dale E. Reed Jr. wrote:
> Kurt Lange wrote:
> > I'm having a problem getting RadiusNT to authenticate more than 7 USR TC
> > Netserver Chassis (14 t1's). It seems to Authenticate 14 T-1's OK but when
> > I add a few more all authentication stops. Anyone running this on 30+ t1's?
> > My response time between Radius and SQL doesn't seem impressive but it's
> > consistent across multiple SQL/PC tests.
> > Checking Radius user test:
> > At the Radius -x15 debug screen the response time for each of those requests
> > was between 1100-1299, the times do not correspond.
> Run RadiusNT with debug all turned off as a service. Does the response
> times change? You will ALWAYS see a significant performance hit by
> running in -x15 debug mode. If you don't have a specific reason, don't
> run it in that mode.
> RadiusNT reports its repsonse time of handling the request. Radlogin
> reports the roundtrip response time including the network latency.
> They will not be the same.
> > When I add on the 8th/9th/etc.. chassis and run radlogin it just times out
> > on every request. When I switch all the chassis off Radius NT it will
> > continue displaying debug/auth. information for awhile 10-20 seconds. It
> > seems like it's getting behind and it's processing the requests but by the
> > time it processes the request the NAS has given up and sent a new request
> > and it ignore's the last ACK???
> Most likely. You need to be seeing < 250ms response times when running
> as a service. If you are not, you need to find out why.
> > I have run this on multiple different PCs, SQL Servers and run radlogin
> > directly from the Radius/SQL server and the response times always seem to be
> > between 1000-2000. Lasts results ran against a Double Pentium II/300, 512MB
> > Ram, RadiusNT, SQL and Radlogin all running on same PC I think that should
> > eliminate network performance. Also, run as service and without accounting
> > (currently still running without accounting).
> You should look at home much memory is allocated to SQL Server. On my
> p133 Notebook with 16mb of memory to SQL Server and 5000 users, I can
> 80ms from RadiusNT and radlogin all day long.
> You also might want to setup a second machine running RadiusNT and split
> primary auth load between the two of them (using the other one as the
> secondary auth). That should help improve things a bit. RadiusNT
> isn't CPU intensive, so it can run on just about any type of machine.
> Dale E. Reed Jr. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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