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From Tom Browder <tom.brow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] using mod auth_mysql with apache for authentication
Date Tue, 09 Aug 2011 11:13:20 GMT
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 05:07, Tom Evans <tevans.uk@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 4:42 AM, Rajeev Prasad <rp.neuli@yahoo.com> wrote:
...
>> currently i haveĀ  mod auth_mysql configured and running as plaintext
>> password:
...
>> 2. how can i get a user log out once the browser tab isĀ  closed. seems i
>> have to close the browser and reopen, then only i am presented login box.
...

> I can only answer 2)
>
> When you authenticate with basic auth, you do not 'log in' or 'log
> out', authentication is performed on every single request. Browsers
> cache basic auth credentials and resubmit them on every request, until
> the server responds with a 401 response (authentication required), at
> which point the browser will prompt for new credentials.

Is there a way to do that on a regular time interval, say every 20 min?

Best regards,

-Tom

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