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Re: [suse-security] PAM-MODULE locked user out / how to activate?
> Aug 7 14:16:10 webspider login[683]: Authentication failure
> Aug 7 14:16:14 webspider pam_tally[685]: user glsupport (502) tally 21, deny 5
>
> I believe that the user has entered five times the wrong PWD an now
> the user-account is locked but who can I unlock this account?

man passwd

if "passwd -S glsupport" reports something like
alex L mm/dd/yyyy some more info
where "L" stands for locked,
you may want to "passwd -u glsupport".

or just set a new password, since the user obviously
cannot remember his old one :).

cheers,
Lars-Gunnar

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