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kulshreshtha007 05-22-2012 03:44 AM

how to lock user after 3 attempt
 
Hi I am using the RHEL5. I want user lock after 3 consecutive attempt of wrong password. I have made the entry in /etc/pam.d/system-auth is

auth required pam_tally.so onerr=fail deny=3
auth required pam_tally.so reset

But this is not working. can anybody help me to solve this issue.

bigrigdriver 05-22-2012 07:43 AM

This might help:
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/rhel-c...led-login.html


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