----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Walsh" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 8:56 AM Subject: [vchkpw] enable-auth-logging purpose?
> I am trying to get a clearer picture of what --enable-auth-logging does. > > The configure --help tells me that: > > "--enable-auth-logging=y|n Turn on (y) or off (n, default) logging > authentication attempts, only valid for mysql and oracle" > > but then how does that relate to: > > "--enable-mysql-logging=y|n Turn on (y) or off (n, default) logging > detailed authentication attempts, only valid for mysql" > > > Does that mean that auth-logging is also responsible for information that > ends up in the syslog? > > Also the screen after my configure (the configure summary screen?) conflicts > with the configure --help. My summary screen says: > > "auth logging = ON --enable-auth-logging=y (default)" > > which is obviously contradictory to the line at the beginning of my message > about what the --help contains. --enable-auth-logging=y Maintain a lastauth table in MySQL (shows when / how a user last accessed their email) --enable-mysql-logging=y Maintain the vlog table in MySQL (shows failed authentication requests) The level of detail in the vlog table is controlled by the --enable-logging setting Michael.