Pam_Tally2 User Lockouts. (Scott Monroe)
>Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 15:52:55 -0400
>From: Scott Monroe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Pam_Tally2 User Lockouts.
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>The command "faillog" is probably the command you want. Check the man
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 4:15 PM, Kaydo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've configured user lockouts using the pam_tally2 module but I have a
> question. Is there a command that I can run that will tell me whether
> a user's account is locked out from this module or not? If I run
> passwd -S <user> it doesn't say that the account is locked, I'm
> thinking this only works if the account was locked using usermod -L.
> I know I can use
> pam_tally2 command to see the failed login counts, but it would be
> great if there were a command that would directly tell me if a user
> was locked out due to this module. Anybody know of such a command?
> Thanks guys,
Try the chage command. The syntax would be chage -l userid.
IIRC, for Faillog, you need to do a step or 2 before you can actually
use it, the chage command might save you a few key strokes.
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