Re: [squid-users] NCSA_AUTH

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 11:37:12 +0100

The login information is cached by the browser, not Squid. The browser logs
in to Squid on each and every request.

To get a timeout, you need to use a browser that has a inactivity timeout for
the login.

Henrik Nordström
Squid Hacker

On Thursday 15 November 2001 10.03, Koen Breems wrote:
> Thank you for the help with the NCSA_AUTH.
> I took a look at my firewall-rules and there was a
> deny rule before the lo rule. I changed it and now
> the authentication works fine.
> Now I have another question: when you connect
> to the internet (via Squid) you have to authenticate.
> As long as your browser isn't closed you can use
> the internet without a new authentication. Is it possible
> to set a time-out eg 30 minutes. I mean while the
> browser is still open but there is no activity (during 30
> minutes) I want that users have to re-authenticate.
> Koen
Received on Thu Nov 15 2001 - 03:36:47 MST

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