Freeradius & Oracle
listuser at peternixon.net
Fri Aug 11 17:52:34 CEST 2006
On Wed 02 Aug 2006 15:42, Brian Atkins wrote:
> Peter & Dennis,
> Thanks for the quick responses. I now understand why is wasn't just
> 'there' after installing Freeradius. And, judging from the other things
> that I've read, even if I were somehow able to port it over, it would
> likely be too large for OpenWRT.
> Thanks for the input. Time to drop back and punt...
> Peter Nixon wrote:
> > Hi Brian
> > If you wish to use Oracle you will need to recompile FreeRADIUS on a
> > machine that has Oracle development libraries installed. We have a number
> > of FreeRADIUS + Oracle deployments and it works well.
> > Most rpm installations now (Including the SUSE packages which I maintain)
> > do not included oraclesql.conf due to the fact that they also don't
> > contain the Oracle drive (due to copyright reasons)
> > On SUSE Linux if you have the Oracle devel files in a sane location it
> > should be a simple matter of taking the latest FreeRADIUS release tarball
> > and dropping it in /usr/src/packages/SOURCES along with the other files
> > from the suse/ directory inside the tarball with the exception of
> > freeradius.spec which goes in /usr/src/packages/SPECS.
> > Then edit /usr/src/packages/SPECS/freeradius.spec and change "%define
> > _oracle_support 0" to "%define _oracle_support 1"
> > The run:
> > rpmbuild -ba /usr/src/packages/SPECS/freeradius.spec
> > Regards
> > Peter
> > On Wed 02 Aug 2006 00:48, Dennis Skinner wrote:
> >> Brian Atkins wrote:
> >>> From What I could find, it seems that it required moving/copying
> >>> sql.conf to oraclesql.conf (correct me if I am wrong).
> >>> Also, as I am weeding my way through this, has anyone used Freeradius
> >>> to query existing DBsTables/columns rather than creating a new/unique
> >>> one?
> >> No. Read what Alan wrote. There is a real file called oraclesql.conf.
> >> It is very similar to sql.conf, but there are differences.
> >> If you don't have that file, then you don't have the entire install for
> >> some reason. If that reason is because you used an rpm, then you may
> >> need to install freeradius-oracle.x.x.rpm (you are probably missing the
> >> freeradius oracle libs too!). Otherwise, download the tarball again and
> >> find that file.
> >>> Alan DeKok wrote:
> >>>> Brian Atkins <batkins at tlcdelivers.com> wrote:
> >>>>> I have been installed Freeradius and the SQL module, but in sql.conf
> >>>>> it states to use oraclesql.conf. I have attempted to locate the
> >>>>> appropriate package, module, or config file.
> >>>> That file is included in the server source distribution. See the
> >>>> main web page, and download the latest release.
> >>>> Alan DeKok.
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