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Old 10-20-2005, 07:57 AM   #1
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Logging account lockout


I currently have some RH 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 machines that have an account lockout at three invalid login attempts. I would like to write a log entry somewhere when the lockout occurs. Can anyone help me?

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Old 10-22-2005, 03:48 PM   #2
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On my system this is done automatically.

Check /etc/login.defs and make sure this line is present:
Code:
#
# Enable logging and display of /var/log/faillog login failure info.
#
FAILLOG_ENAB            yes
 
  


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