Re: Account locked by pam_tally does not reflect in passwd -S

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On Tue, Oct 18, Anusuya K wrote:

> Hi,
> I was able to configure pam_tally on RHEL 5.5/6 and verify that account gets locked after 'n' unsuccessful attempts through different auth mechanisms like su, sshd, login etc. 
> I can also see the output of pam_tally or faillog that reflects the number of failed login attempts.
> But when I try passwd -S <user name> after an account is locked through use of pam_tally, it does not relect account locked status. 

pam_tally account locking via faillog has nothing to do with passwd.


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