daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Sat Apr 29 22:53:48 UTC 2006
Daniel Carrera wrote:
>> OK - A google search on "linux limit failed logins " turned up
> Weird... that man page is different from the one on my system. In
> particular, my man page doesn't mention the crucial -l option, even
> though the -l flag actually works.
Weireder yet, I can't get it to work on my system. Maybe I'm using it wrong.
# This should make all accounts disable for 5min after a failed login.
sudo faillog -l 300
Then I ssh to my own box and type bogus passwords until I'm kicked out.
I inmediately ssh again (before the 5min are up), type the correct
password and I'm allowed in. It looks like faillog didn't do anything.
/\/_/ ...and starting today, all passwords must
\/_/ contain letters, numbers, doodles, sign
/ language and squirrel noises.
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