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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] questions about apache
Date Mon, 01 Sep 2003 10:50:25 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: patrick kuah []

>I have a website running ssl which require me to log in ... 
>but how do i 
>confgure as such that it will prompt for the login screen again if my 
>browser idle for about 15mins ???

Talk about synchronicity... This very subject just came up a few hours

The standard authentication scheme does not provide for expiration of
logins so you can't really do this with the usual scheme

The only way I know to expire a user is to handle the authentication via
server-sided processing and to assign a cookie to the user to control
access (see for
more on cookies.

There are several third-party mechanisms for doing this but none are

Owen Boyle
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