I notice a weird (well, according to me) thing about passwords. For example, if I type an incorrect password during login, there will be a few seconds' delay before the system tells me so. When I try ...
After entering an incorrect password at a login prompt, there s an approximately 3-second delay. How can I change that on a Linux system with PAM?
How to lock users after 5 unsuccessful login tries? I gathered a few distributions/versions to how to do it, but I can't test it. RHEL4: by adding the: auth required ...
Moving a tried-and-true vsftpd configuration onto a new server with Fedora 16, I ran into a problem. All seems to go as it should, but user authentication fails. I cannot find any entry in any log ...
For convenience reasons I tend to assign special group memberships like floppy, audio, plugdev, video etc. via /etc/security/group.conf (pam_group.so) mechanism instead of adding all users to this ...
I'm administrating a networked environment and I had an interesting situation arise yesterday. When a host is required to shutdown by a regular user, it refuses to do so if other users are logged in ...
Radu's answer is extremely informative here http://askubuntu.com/questions/376932/why-who-command-does-not-shows-root-as-a-logged-in-user However this makes me wonder "what is the exact definition for ...
I am using CentOS. In my project, that is working on a network, I need an rsh utility. I downloaded netkit-rsh-0.17 for that and until recently all worked fine. But now I found that this utility ...
I am working on a project, that uses rsh utility for remote connection. But my project needs some extra features for that, so I add that features. Till now, all the things are going fine. But when I ...