Implementation of pam_tally2.so on SLES11SP2 counts successful logins as failures
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2
auth required pam_env.so
auth required pam_unix2.so
auth required pam_tally2.so onerr=fail deny=6
Each successful login, the failed login count is incremented. After the number of successful logins matches the maximum failed login count the account is locked and the account has to be manually reset.
account required pam_tally2.so
NOTE: According to the man page for pam_tally, "pam_tally has several limitations, which are solved with pam_tally2. For this reason pam_tally is deprecated and will be removed in a future release."
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- Document ID:7011883
- Creation Date:05-MAR-13
- Modified Date:05-MAR-13
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