----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Collins" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "FreeBSD" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 4:11 PM Subject: Limit login attempts (how do I do it)
> A NB question here. > > I am trying to limit the number of allowed login attempts against my > FreeBSD box. I cannot find anything for a limit to this other than; > login-retries=x in the /etc/login.conf. This does not seem to work with 5.0 > Release, which is what I am running. > > A nudge to the FM or Man Pages would be helpful. > > Thanks > Bob > There once was a way to do this but damn if I can remember it. You could change the amount of attempts that could be tried, and instead of a delay after the max out the attempts, you could terminate the connection. Anyone know what I'm referring to? -- Micheal Patterson TSG Network Administration 405-917-0600 Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"