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From "Wallace, Brian S." <>
Subject RE: Programming a timeout into Apache
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2004 18:42:09 GMT
Thanks to all, I will move the discussion to

-----Original Message-----
From: Joshua Slive [] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: Programming a timeout into Apache

On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Wallace, Brian S. wrote:
> Are there any tricks that can be done like telling the browser to
> the password cache or have the browser return the realm name that it's
> authenticating to?  Any other ideas or approaches to this problem
> be appreciated.

The are many tricks depending on the specific version of the specific 

There is no way that I know of to reliably instruct browsers to forget a

password. A google search will find many discussions of this topic.

If you need to provide a reliable logout, you need to role your own 
sessions using that broken thing we call cookies or some other session 

Further discussion should go to


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