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Re: MediaWiki-l Digest, Vol 191, Issue 3

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>    1. About $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle ([[kgh]])
>    2. Re: About $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle (Martin Urbanec)
>    3. Re: About $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle ([[kgh]])
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> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:36:05 +0200
> From: "[[kgh]]" <[hidden email]>
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> Subject: [MediaWiki-l] About $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle
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> Hi at all,
>
> whenever I try to re-request a password MediaWiki tells me that I have
> to wait another 24 hours until I can do this.
>
> My understanding is that $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle [0] is there to help
> be control this behaviour. No matter what I set to this parameter, even
> "false" I am still being asked to wait for 24 hours.
>
> I am using redis for caching. My theory is that you need memcached for
> this to work and if memcached is not present MediaWiki enforces a day,
> no matter what. Is this about right or is there something else at play?
>
> Bonus question: Is there a another way to change this 24 hours period?
> Probably not but hope dies last. :)
>
> Thanks for your time.
>
> Cheers, Karsten
>
> [0] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgPasswordAttemptThrottle
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> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2019 16:15:59 +0200
> From: Martin Urbanec <[hidden email]>
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> Subject: Re: [MediaWiki-l] About $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle
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> The variable says it controls "password attempts", which i understand as
> "login attempts". Try $wgPasswordReminderResendTime instead,
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgPasswordReminderResendTime.
>
> Martin Urbanec
>
> st 7. 8. 2019 v 15:37 odesílatel [[kgh]] <[hidden email]>
> napsal:
>
> > Hi at all,
> >
> > whenever I try to re-request a password MediaWiki tells me that I have
> > to wait another 24 hours until I can do this.
> >
> > My understanding is that $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle [0] is there to help
> > be control this behaviour. No matter what I set to this parameter, even
> > "false" I am still being asked to wait for 24 hours.
> >
> > I am using redis for caching. My theory is that you need memcached for
> > this to work and if memcached is not present MediaWiki enforces a day,
> > no matter what. Is this about right or is there something else at play?
> >
> > Bonus question: Is there a another way to change this 24 hours period?
> > Probably not but hope dies last. :)
> >
> > Thanks for your time.
> >
> > Cheers, Karsten
> >
> > [0] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgPasswordAttemptThrottle
> >
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2019 16:20:42 +0200
> From: "[[kgh]]" <[hidden email]>
> To: Martin Urbanec <[hidden email]>, MediaWiki
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> Subject: Re: [MediaWiki-l] About $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle
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> Hi Martin,
>
> you are correct. This is the one. I was so focused on throtteling that I
> did not see the obvious.
>
> Thanks a ton!
>
> Cheers, Karsten
>
> Am 07.08.19 um 16:15 schrieb Martin Urbanec:
> > The variable says it controls "password attempts", which i understand
> > as "login attempts". Try
> > $wgPasswordReminderResendTime instead,
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgPasswordReminderResendTime.
> >
> >
> > Martin Urbanec
> >
> > st 7. 8. 2019 v 15:37 odesílatel [[kgh]] <[hidden email]
> > <mailto:[hidden email]>> napsal:
> >
> >     Hi at all,
> >
> >     whenever I try to re-request a password MediaWiki tells me that I
> have
> >     to wait another 24 hours until I can do this.
> >
> >     My understanding is that $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle [0] is there
> >     to help
> >     be control this behaviour. No matter what I set to this parameter,
> >     even
> >     "false" I am still being asked to wait for 24 hours.
> >
> >     I am using redis for caching. My theory is that you need memcached
> for
> >     this to work and if memcached is not present MediaWiki enforces a
> day,
> >     no matter what. Is this about right or is there something else at
> >     play?
> >
> >     Bonus question: Is there a another way to change this 24 hours
> period?
> >     Probably not but hope dies last. :)
> >
> >     Thanks for your time.
> >
> >     Cheers, Karsten
> >
> >     [0] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgPasswordAttemptThrottle
> >
> >
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