[Emerald] Re: Servu DLL oops

Peter Deacon ( peterd@iea-software.com )
Fri, 5 Nov 1999 16:33:07 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Peter Deacon wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, talon wrote:

> > 2 questions.
> > 1) If we change the path of a users home dir in emerald from nothing
> > to any folder, the user still can not login and it says the home dir
> > does not exist. But when we restart servu, they can login just fine.
> > Does the dll just query emerald to get the path..? If so, why must
> > servu be restarted for the path to work?

> Servu caches user information for a while (Default is 1200 seconds).
^^^^^ should be Emerauth :)

> You can set how long to hang on to cached data by setting CacheLife =
> (seconds) in the EmerAuth section of the registry.

> > 2) Is there any way to hide the paths when a user logs in so that he does not see c:\myhd\websites\users\home\dir ?

> My servu (...2.4a) lists home directory as '/'. As far as I know emerauth
> doesen't have control over displaying such things.

Doing a little experimenting it comes out right if you change the forward
slash to a backslash.

Have Fun!

For more information about this list (including removal) go to: