[CentOS] lock out account after 3 failures

Sat Mar 18 11:57:55 UTC 2017
Ian Diddams <didds3 at yahoo.co.uk>

HI all - its sorted.
what I found is imperative is that the tally2 line MUST be the secoind lne in the system-auth and password-auth files, after the "env.so" line
all good

      From: Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>
 To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> 
 Sent: Friday, 17 March 2017, 17:15
 Subject: Re: [CentOS] lock out account after 3 failures
On 03/17/2017 02:41 AM, Ian Diddams wrote:
> I’ve followed this
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Security_Guide/chap-Security_Guide-Securing_Your_Network.html#sect-Security_Guide-Workstation_Security-Administrative_Controls

Can you send the /etc/pam.d/system-auth that you used for your test?

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