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Old 11-06-2006, 08:17 PM   #1
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/etc/login.defs


hi guys,

i know that in this file, i can define :

pass max days
pass min days
pass min length
pass warn age

how or where can I define :

number of invalid attempt before locked out an account
 
Old 11-06-2006, 08:44 PM   #2
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Assuming you're using PAM, read this:

http://www.puschitz.com/SecuringLinu...yLoginFailures

I haven't tried it myself. So I don't know if it works or not... at the very least, it might give you some ideas for future searches on Google.
 
  


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