radctl






radctl ‐ Radius daemon control interface

radctl [‐s] command
radctl ‐h


This command is a control interface to radiusd daemon. It
allows administrator to query it about various aspects of
its work and issue administrative commands to it.

Radctl communicates with radius using either a regular UNIX‐
style signal interface or a special UDP control channel.




‐s, ‐‐signal
     Use UNIX‐style signal interface. This option is
     retained fo compatibility with previous versions of
     radctl.


‐h, ‐‐help
     Display short usage help and exit.





start
     Start the radiusd server. Any surplus arguments after
     start command are passed as a command line to the
     server.

stop Shut down running radiusd server.

restart
     Restart running radiusd server, i.e. shut it down and
     start again.

reload
     Force radiusd server to reload its configuration files.

status
     Tell radiusd to dump its memory usage information to
     log channel info.

which
     Determine if the server is running. If so, display its
     status on the standard output and return to the shell
     with 0 exit code. Otherwise, return to the shell with 1
     exit code.











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dumpdb
     Tell radiusd to dump its user database, i.e. the parsed
     contents of files hints, huntgroups and users from the
     /usr/local/etc/raddb directory to disk file. The
     filename is /var/log/radius.parse.




.@error
     /radius.pid Keeps the PID of the running radiusd
     process.


The information in this manpage may be obsolete or
incomplete. Please refer to texinfo documentation for full
information about GNU Radius tools.







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