Bug 505771 - RFE: Allow Cache to Expire Also When Offline
RFE: Allow Cache to Expire Also When Offline
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sssd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Stephen Gallagher
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-06-13 12:45 EDT by Daniel Qarras
Modified: 2009-10-24 08:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-10-24 08:37:14 EDT
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Description Daniel Qarras 2009-06-13 12:45:08 EDT
Description of problem:
As per https://www.redhat.com/archives/freeipa-users/2009-June/msg00040.html it might in some cases be useful to allow cached entries to expire also when offline. For example, an organization may have a policy that all users must change they passwords twice a month - in that case it would be non-compliant that a user can keep using his password "forever" if offline.

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Comment 1 Simo Sorce 2009-06-17 09:11:46 EDT
Ok, here we have 2 separate issues.
one is the user/groups cache, another is the credentials cache (hashed, cached password).

What we need to "expire" are only credential caches.
It should be harmless to keep around user/group caches.
Comment 2 Daniel Qarras 2009-10-24 08:37:14 EDT
Since this is upstreamed at https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/ticket/60 I'll close this one.


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