Re: [RadiusNT] Dr Watson and SP4 - Bit Long

david leigh ( (no email) )
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 19:11:46 +0800

Hi all

Okay - first bit of feedback.

I was partway through installing SP5 for the SQL server when I received your
advice about RadiusNT 2.5.155 (I couldn't find 150 in the beta directory).

SP5 has included in it an upgrade to Microsoft Data Access Components 2.1 to
apparently bring it in line with SQL 7.0

After this had finished loading I tried to run the new radius.exe. There was
no Dr Watson crash this time - but the radius server stopped initialising
just before where it would normally load the clients file (IP address

When I tried to begin it as a service it seemed to start properly - but if I
returned to the services screen a little later it had stopped without giving

I am currently re-installing NT from the top again to see what the effect is
with SP4 for NT w/out SP5 for SQL. I will let you know whatever I find but
in the meantime it looks like MDAC 2.1 breaks the current RadiusNT.

David Leigh

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