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Enable $wgCaptchaDeleteOnSolve
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Eventually, we should probably enable $wgCaptchaDeleteOnSolve, probably in conjunction with T150029, and it being changed from monthly to either weekly, or even daily....

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Reedy created this task.Nov 4 2016, 6:59 PM
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Reedy added a comment.Feb 9 2017, 9:01 PM

Poking at T152219... It would seem we serve up around 15k captchas a day... And upto 24k passed? There's something kooky about the stats

https://grafana.wikimedia.org/dashboard/db/authentication-metrics?panelId=7&fullscreen&from=now-7d&to=now looks more reasonable...

Reedy added a comment.Feb 9 2017, 9:06 PM

Generating captchas is slow...

  PID USER      PR  NI    VIRT    RES    SHR S  %CPU %MEM     TIME+ COMMAND                                                                                                         
30746 www-data  20   0   63832  17160   3896 R 100.0  0.1  17:38.11 python