User Account Is Locked After Only Mistyping Password Once With sshd Authentication (Doc ID 1989029.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When any user account password is typed wrong once, sshd does not allow the user login even after typing correct password on the second attempt.

 

/var/log/secure shows followings:

Changes

Configure sshd to block users form failed login attempts using pam_tally2.so

Cause

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