[RADIATOR] Client showing up multiple times in StatsLog file?

Hugh Irvine hugh at open.com.au
Mon Feb 1 21:22:32 CST 2010

Hello Matthew -

Yes and yes.

If you want a separate log file for child process you should use the "%O" special character in the file name.

See section 5.2 in the Radiator 4.5.1 reference manual ("doc/ref.pdf").



On 2 Feb 2010, at 12:25, Matthew Watson wrote:

> Hi,
>  I’m trying to get an accurate idea of how busy my radius server is, I have the following config for StatsLog
> <StatsLog FILE>
>   Filename /var/radius-logs/stats/stats-%t
> #  Interval 86400
> #  Interval 3600
>   Interval 60
> </StatsLog>
> In the log file. I’m seeing some clients showing up multiple times
> root at radius-2:/var/radius-logs/stats# grep "lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au" stats-1265073672
> 1265073672:Client:lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au:254:0:2:256:8:8:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:264:0.216884235679235
> 1265073672:Client:lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au:227:0:4:231:12:12:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:243:0.194568590677691
> 1265073672:Client:lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au:249:0:1:250:9:9:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:259:0.167085168740984
> 1265073672:Client:lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au:269:0:1:270:6:6:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:276:0.243402888816827
> 1265073672:Client:lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au:253:0:4:257:8:8:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:265:0.176385284085643
> 1265073672:Client:lns1-loopback-0.Melbourne.netspace.net.au:273:0:0:273:7:7:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:280:0.203386801285947
> root at radius-2:/var/radius-logs/stats# 
> Why would this be happening? Would this be because I’ve got FarmSize set? Is the total number of requests the sum of these?
> Thanks
> Regards,
> Matthew Watson
> Production Support
> Netspace Online Systems
> E: matthew.watson at staff.netspace.net.au
> W: (03) 98110010
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Have you read the reference manual ("doc/ref.html")?
Have you searched the mailing list archive (www.open.com.au/archives/radiator)?
Have you had a quick look on Google (www.google.com)?
Have you included a copy of your configuration file (no secrets), 
together with a trace 4 debug showing what is happening?

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