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Re: mod_auth_sspi SSIPerRequestAuth / Roundtable notes incorrect?

From: Sander Rijken <sr_at_d-90.nl>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 15:12:54 +0200

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Sander Rijken <sr_at_d-90.nl> wrote:
>> I doubt this information at [1] is correct:
>> "SSPI re-authenticates automatically. The mod_auth_sspi module has an
>> option "SSPIPerRequestAuth on" that, if turned on reduces the
>> re-authentication to once per session. If turned off (the default), it
>> re-authenticates a lot more"
>>
>> The mod_auth_sspi code states this about the setting:
>> "set to 'on' if you want authorization per request instead of per connection"
>>
>> It seems to me that per request auth causes more requests than per
>> connection auth, instead of less?
>
> It looks like Stefan King added that. Are you saying he just got the
> on/off setting reversed?
>

I think so.. and also what's default. To avoid confusion, I think the
default is 'off', and that 'off' is the setting that uses less auth
requests.

--
Sander
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