no start of radiusd after reboot : mysql connection error
aland at deployingradius.com
Thu Feb 7 10:24:11 CET 2008
> I use freeradius-1.1.3-1.2.el5 and freeradius-mysql-1.1.3-1.2.el5. the
> mysql database (mysql-server-5.0.22-18.104.22.168) is hosted on a remote host
> (both centos5).
> When I use /etc/init.d/radiusd as root it starts up correctly. But when
> the service is launched at boot time, I get this error-log :
The server is configured with "user" and "group" in radiusd.conf, and
that user/group does not have permission to talk to the MySQL server.
> I set a tcpdump on the mysql-server host, and during the boot of my
> freeradius server, I see no traffic comming from freeradius host.
> There is no reject in the firewall.
> I've tried to put the radius rc.d script in S99 to start it as late as
> possible, but nothing changes.
It's a permission problem, not a boot order problem.
> I also noticed that it doesen't seem to retry to connect to the database
> later. Or is it after a long time ?
> Is this a bug ?
> Where is the retry time configured (I cant try to set up to 5 seconds) ?
Re-trying when it doesn't have permission to connect won't help.
More information about the Freeradius-Users