Joel Bryan T. Juliano
joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com
Sat Apr 29 17:33:58 UTC 2006
I don't know, but I think it's the same with Win2k features that when a
user try to login and failed for a certain time, then the pc would not
be usable for a certain period (1 hour)
On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 18:23 +0100, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> I'm trying to understand the 'maxlogins' option in /etc/security/limits.conf
> As usual in Linux world, the documentation is less than stellar. I've
> found a dozen documents and they are really a dozen copies of the same
> document. They all say the same thing:
> maxlogins -- Maximum number of logins for this user or group.
> Okay... so does that mean that if I set "maxlogins 5" then the user can
> only login 5 times in their life and then they can never login again? Or
> does it mean that they can only do 5 login attempts wrong? If so, does
> the system ever reset to let them them login again? How long does that take?
> I would be grateful if anyone here knows the answer and can tell me.
> /\/`) http://opendocumentfellowship.org
> /\/_/ ...and starting today, all passwords must
> \/_/ contain letters, numbers, doodles, sign
> / language and squirrel noises.
Joel Bryan T. Juliano <joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com>
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