User Account Is Locked After Only Mistyping Password Once With sshd Authentication

(Doc ID 1989029.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

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


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:


Configure sshd to block users form failed login attempts using


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