Using memcached for authentication

Niels Dettenbach nd at
Wed Jul 9 05:38:04 EDT 2014

Am Mittwoch, 9. Juli 2014, 11:19:08 schrieb Willy Offermans:
> On Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 01:32:50PM +0530, Ram wrote:
> > Currently I use pam  with pam_mysql for authenticating cyrus accounts
> > But I frequently run into the issue of mysql connections exceeding limit.
> >
> > 
> >
> > Can  I simply use something like Memcached or Redis to authenticate users
may be pam-memcache or similiar is your friend  - means: if you really want to 
use memcache - or take a look at alternatives like saslauthd's cache feature 
or overthinking your MySQL (caching/buffering/connection handling etc.) setup:


 Niels Dettenbach
 Syndicat IT & Internet

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