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Re: mod_auth_pam patch





Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 15:26 +0200, Bruno FLEISCH wrote:
* The module caches both positive (i.e.: successful) and negative authentication results. This improves performances on slow authentication providers (NIS/YP or LDAP), and limit deny-of-service attacks with bad credentials.

NB: The cache routines may be disabled by "undef-ing" the ENABLE_CACHE macro in source file.

How do you flush the cache at runtime?

There is no "flush" operation available. Cached entries expire after a given amount of time (default is 120 seconds for positive results, 5 for negative).

Regards,

Bruno


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