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jester_69 10-12-2003 10:40 PM

wrong login attempt limits

I am running RH 7.3 & when logging into it via ssh i get up to 8 attempts before it disconnects me. I would like to know how to lower this to say 3. I have attempted to do this with /etc/login.defs but it is still giving me 8 chances.

Does anyone what i am missing

Many Thanks


trickykid 10-13-2003 01:57 PM

Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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