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Old 05-17-2005, 12:40 PM   #1
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lock root account after 3 login attempts - RHEL AS 3

I'm using Red Hat Enterprise Server - (AS 3) and I want to set the root user so that after 3 unsucessful login attempts, it locks the root account (disable). Any help would be appreciated.


Old 05-17-2005, 12:43 PM   #2
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Why would you want the root account disabled? It would be better if you just disabled rootlogin via ssh (sshd_config) and then maybe set up so that it disables connection attempts for a certain time after a certain number of failure.


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