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Old 01-30-2004, 02:16 PM   #1
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Increase Log in attempts from 1


Right now, if someone logs into my server and types their password in wrong, they will be booted from the server and have to reconnect. How can I increase the attempts to another number?
 
Old 01-30-2004, 02:21 PM   #2
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You seem to have a wonderful problem! I have seen a lot of questions on how to enable account lockout, but no solutions which I can recall.
Could you explain how you set that up please?
 
Old 01-30-2004, 02:26 PM   #3
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Re: Increase Log in attempts from 1

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Originally posted by chrisk5527
Right now, if someone logs into my server and types their password in wrong, they will be booted from the server and have to reconnect. How can I increase the attempts to another number?
What method are they using to log in, into
which service are they logging in?

Anyway, have a look at /etc/login.defs


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Old 01-31-2004, 09:46 AM   #4
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Theres nothing in /etc/logins.def regarding this matter. I've looked in that file for a solution but theres nothing in there unless I have to add a line to it. I'm not sure why its only letting me attempt one login and then booting me out, I never modified a file for this effect.
 
Old 01-31-2004, 01:39 PM   #5
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And what about answering my two questions? :)


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Old 01-31-2004, 03:07 PM   #6
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It doesnt matter which service I try using. SSH, Telnet or even on the console. After one failed login attempt, it'll kick off and make you reconnect if your using SSH or Telnet. If your on the console trying to login, it'll clear the screen and come back with another login screen.
 
  


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