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To:wikibugs-l@lists.wikimedia.org From:bugzilla-daemon@wikimedia.org Subject:[Bug 35298] Successful logins are throttled Date:Sun, 18 Mar 2012 15:44:11 +0000
 

https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35298

Sam Reed (reedy) <sam@reedyboy.net> changed:

What |Removed |Added
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Component|API |User login

--- Comment #1 from Sam Reed (reedy) <sam@reedyboy.net> 2012-03-18 15:44:11 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Repeated successful logins to the same account from the same ip address are
> throttled. Is there a reason for this?

Probably MW core that is at "fault"

Why would you need to do many logins in a short period, from the same IP? Cache
your cookies and use them

$result['wait'] = intval( $wgPasswordAttemptThrottle['seconds'] );

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