[ejabberd] extauth: parallel or serial?

Michael Weibel michael.weibel+xmpp at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 23:33:34 MSK 2012


I'm not sure but I think they are processed in serial manner.
But you can specify with
*{extauth_instances, Integer}*
The number of instances of the script.

2012/1/31 Hisham Mardam Bey <hisham.mardambey at gmail.com>

> Hi folks,
>
> If I were to write an extauth script for ejabberd would ejabberd run
> multiple copies at the same time to authenticate users in parallel?
> What happens when a lot of users try to authenticate at the same time?
> Will the single instance serially authenticate them all? I've seen
> comments mentioning that more than one copy of the extauth script may
> be running but I haven found anything that says conclusively what
> controls this and how it handles parallelism.
>
> Thanks for you guys folks!
>
> hmb.
>
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