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Old 05-31-2012, 07:19 PM   #1
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can root account locked out?


Hi all,

can root account locked out after few wrong passwd attempts ? I know normal user accounts may lock out after few attempts but not sure about root.
what settings/files control this feature ?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 05-31-2012, 09:22 PM   #2
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Your question is distro dependent. (modify /etc/pam.d/system-auth)

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