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Add users to radiusd without restarting?

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Is there a way to add entries to the /etc/raddb/users file without having to restart radiusd for the changes to be applied?
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by:Kerem ERSOY
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Does

killall -HUP radiusd

counts? What are you tryin to do? To avoid network outage or not to lose your cache ??
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by:OurNixNation
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I am fairly new to radius. I just need a way to update the users file without having to restart the server and thus lose any current session data, etc.
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by:Kerem ERSOY
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Ok Please try

killall -HUP radiusd

Depending on the installation it might cause it to only to reread the configfile without loosing session cache.
Let me know the result.
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After updating the raidusd "users" file I have been running "service radiusd reload" which seems to add the users without restarting radiusd. Please let me know if I am missing something or if I am correct in my implementation.
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