Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Oct 26 19:11:25 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-10-26 at 09:57 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 04:56:18PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-10-25 at 16:44 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > > FAS and bodhi are single sign on (iirc, everything on
> > > admin.fedoraproject.org). 
> > 
> > Well, Bodhi seems to do a damn good job of forgetting you're signed in.
> > I've never tried to analyze this carefully, it's just a subjective
> > feeling that I seem to have to log into it a hell of a lot...
> >
> It's supposed to be 20 minutes of inactivity (ie, make no requests to
> fas/bodhi/pkgdb/elections in 20 minutes and your session expires).
> There's only one time that I've found this to not work when I've actually
> measured it.  That was when we had time skew on our fas servers.  So when
> a session was updated on one server, it updated the session information with
> a timestamp far enough in the past that the next server to check the session
> decided that it was expired.

Well, 20 mins inactivity sounds about 'right', as in, it matches my
experience. seems like a very short timeout, but maybe it's appropriate.
Adam Williamson
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