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Old 05-01-2010, 08:20 AM   #1
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denying login based on time

i want to deny certain users based on time to login to my machine i am using CentOs 5.0 any sugestions?
Old 05-01-2010, 08:40 AM   #2
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Use /etc/security/time.conf to make rules.

For example :

login ; * ; !bobby ; MoTuWeThFr0800-2000
http ; * ; !bobby ; MoTuWeThFr0800-2000
means that all users except for bobby can login between 0800 and 2000.

The manpage is accurate -

Last edited by smoker; 05-01-2010 at 09:04 AM. Reason: got myself confused for a minute or two
Old 05-01-2010, 08:43 AM   #3
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If I'm not mistaking, CentOS uses PAM and you should have a file called time.conf in /etc/security. Have a look at that file, it's pretty well documented if I remember well. Also you can have a look at this site which explains the basics of PAM.

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