Multiple login attempts for the same user locks the account (Doc ID 2107451.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] version, Linux Kernel

When attempting to login through ssh the "Permission denied" error occurs. Multiple login attempts for the same user will locks the account.

Changes

 If changes made in pam_tally2 or pam_tally file.

Cause

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