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Old 05-19-2011, 06:31 PM
Ben
 
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On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 23:26 +0530, Raj Har wrote:

> Hello All,
> i want to disable user after 3 attempts for particular time
> period.
> i have done this with the help of PAM but in this situation root also
> disabled for particular time period. i don`t wanna do this for root user.
> i hope u will give me some suggestion.
>
> thanks


Have a look at fail2ban. Works for me.
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:38 PM
Adam Miller
 
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On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 02:31:07PM -0400, Ben wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 23:26 +0530, Raj Har wrote:
>
> > Hello All,
> > i want to disable user after 3 attempts for particular time
> > period.
> > i have done this with the help of PAM but in this situation root also
> > disabled for particular time period. i don`t wanna do this for root user.
> > i hope u will give me some suggestion.
> >
> > thanks
>
>
> Have a look at fail2ban. Works for me.

You might also take a look at the iptables recent module:

http://www.stearns.org/doc/adaptive-firewalls.current.html

Other articles exist for it as well and I'm sure some google-fu will get
you there.

-AdamM

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