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From cove...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1675436 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:44:00 GMT
Author: covener
Date: Wed Apr 22 17:44:00 2015
New Revision: 1675436

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1675436
Log:
add a prominent caveat about the effect of caching.

PR55089

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml?rev=1675436&r1=1675435&r2=1675436&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml Wed Apr 22 17:44:00 2015
@@ -67,8 +67,8 @@ for HTTP Basic authentication.</descript
 <section id="contents"><title>Contents</title>
 
     <ul>
-      <li>
-        <a href="#operation">Operation</a>
+      <li> <a href="#gcaveats">General caveats</a> </li>
+      <li> <a href="#operation">Operation</a>
 
         <ul>
           <li><a href="#authenphase">The Authentication
@@ -109,6 +109,16 @@ for HTTP Basic authentication.</descript
     </ul>
 </section>
 
+<section id="gcaveats"><title>General caveats</title>
+<p> This module caches authentication and authorization results based
+on the configuration of <module name="mod_ldap">mod_ldap</module>. Changes
+made to the backing LDAP server will not be immediately reflected on the
+HTTP Server, including but not limited to user lockouts/revocations, 
+password changes, or changes to group memberships.  Consult the directives 
+in <module name="mod_ldap">mod_ldap</module> for details of the cache tunables.
+</p>
+</section>
+
 <section id="operation"><title>Operation</title>
 
     <p>There are two phases in granting access to a user. The first



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