----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Walsh" <[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?)
> 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
> about what the --help contains.

Maintain a lastauth table in MySQL (shows when / how a user last accessed
their email)

Maintain the vlog table in MySQL (shows failed authentication requests)
The level of detail in the vlog table is controlled by the --enable-logging


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