Re: [RadiusNT] Debug mode safe when live ?

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 09:14:22 -0700

David Chapman wrote:
> Oops - That should be 20 a minute - but I guess the advice is the same. What
> are the downsides of running minimised on the desktop as against running as
> a service ? The benefits are we can log the machine out and also if we have
> to bounce it the service restarts. We really want to avoid manually stopping
> the service and then starting from the command prompt, especially as this
> would obviously prevent users connecting for a few seconds and could also
> cause problems as we use SQL based concurrency control.
> Is it safe if we want to debug, normally only once a week or so, to start
> with -x15 from the command prompt, stop the NT service, and then later to
> restart the NT service before closing the command prompt window ?

Since only one can listen on the port at a time, its safe, but you
might not be able to do it. We have specifically addresses the issue
of running multiple copies in V3 (it simply will not let you do it),
but 2.5 would let you start multiple copies and who knows who would
get the request. :(


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.

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