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How to Lock User Accounts After Failed Login Attempts

Oct 24, 2017, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron Kili)

Tecmint: This guide will show how to lock a system user's account after a specifiable number of failed login attempts in CentOS, RHEL and Fedora distributions. Here, the focus is to enforce simple server security by locking a user's account after consecutive number of unsuccessful authentications.

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