[Dovecot] auth_cache multiple passwords ?
tss at iki.fi
Mon Jun 22 07:57:17 EEST 2009
On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 14:06 +0200, Geoffroy Desvernay wrote:
> > The only usable solution I see is to disable negative auth caching and
> > use this patch from v1.2:
> > http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-1.2/rev/8a23ab43132a
> Thank you !
> I compiled 1.1.16 with this patch (applied manually).
> If I understand what it does (I'm not sure at all), It just allow
> disabling negative caching of wrong passwords, but it doesn't allow to
> cache multiple passwords for one 'cache_key', am I right ?
> In my test-case, this patch allows the webmail to work, getting a new
> ticket for each IMAP connection (1 login failure then login success with
> a new ticket) in case of concurrent connections with a same login. (the
> last who clicks kicks out others from the cache)
> I think dovecot understands this as a 'password change', and this
> behaviour seems correct for all but this case :(
You did set auth_cache_negative_ttl=0, right? It should have worked
then, because whenever authentication from cache fails Dovecot ignores
whatever is in the cache and does another passdb lookup.
> How difficult would it be to keep cached more than one password by key ?
Way too difficult. But it's not necessary to get your system working.
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