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Old 09-28-2006, 07:30 AM   #1
pasupuleti
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account lockout threshold


Hi i want to establish account lockout threshold in linux.
i was told to make changes in /etc/pam.d/system-auth config file.but on my system this file is auto-generated and user cannot make changes in it.

so can we write our own code to achieve account lockout policy in linux???

can u help me with some code???
 
Old 09-28-2006, 09:39 AM   #2
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As far as I know you can still set this in the /etc/login.defs file.
Code:
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# Max number of login retries if password is bad
#
LOGIN_RETRIES           3
I suppose that I could be wrong. I haven't actually tested it.
 
Old 09-28-2006, 11:41 PM   #3
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Even i tested that sir.its not working with /etc/login.defs.

any other way??can we write our own code??
 
Old 10-03-2006, 12:11 AM   #4
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Hello there.this is just to remind u that i haven't got any response for my previous post in the last 3 days.any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
  


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