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Oracle Linux: pam_tally2 Showed Failed Attempt After Entering Username (Without Entering Password Yet) (Doc ID 2767671.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When logging in to the system via ILOM console, pam_tally2 shows that there's a failed attempt after typing in username (no password yet).

Since pam.d was configured to lock user temporarily for XXX secs every failed attempt.  As a result, unable to login via console.


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