Re: authentication and timeouts?

From: Arjan de Vet <>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 1998 21:08:36 +0200 (CEST)

In article <> you write:

> i'm running squid 1.1.20 with the acl proxy authentication with
>external programs patch. i've incorporated kerbero5 auth checking, and
>have a question:
> i have a lot of public-access workstations that have to use the
>proxy server to get off campus. is there a way to "timeout" the authentication
>after a specified time from specified ip addresses/ranges?

What do you mean with 'timeout the authentication'? Squid remembers a
successful authentication for 1 hour (default) after which a new lookup is
done via the external authentication program. This is normally transparent
to the user.

Received on Thu Apr 16 1998 - 12:15:02 MDT

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