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Re: [suse-security] account lockout after x incorrect attempts???
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 15:08:17 +0200
  • Message-id: <20051005130816.GB11390@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 08:34:06AM -0400, Baenen Eric P Contr AFRL/HEC wrote:
> Hello,
>
> We have a number of SUSE 9.x workstations - and recently we've been mandated
> to have them adhere to a corporate IT security policy that requires account
> lockout after a certain number of incorrect login attempts.
>
> Has anyone ever worked with a solution for this for SUSE 9.x? a pam module
> perhaps? an LDAP based solution? At this point we're looking for any
> solution - commercial or open source.

You want pam_tally:

/usr/share/doc/packages/pam/modules/README.pam_tally

Ciao, Marcus

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