A Successful SUDO Triggers a Failure Count in "pam_tally2" (Doc ID 2190515.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A successful sudo command triggers a login failure count in the pam_tally2.

The issue can be reproduced and verified with the following steps:

 

Cause

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