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Re: [SLUG] squid caching passwords?
- To: Bevan Broun <brounb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] squid caching passwords?
- From: Jeffrey Borg <jeffrey@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Sep 4 20:11:01 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Below is why squid does this.
> Ive had a user change their NT password and now squid wont authenicate.
> It's like squid has got the password for that user cached and is passing
> that old password to smb_auth. Logging out and back in doesnt help.
> anyone else seen anything like this in squid.
Squid caches usernames/passwords in memory to save calling the the
authentication module many times (You know say smb_auth is so slooow!),
it's gonna take some time to expire. I am sure you can adjust just how
long it will cache it for though.