pam_tally Fails to Block Console Login and SSH Login
(Doc ID 815370.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019
Applies to:Linux OS - Version: 2.6.18
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6.18
No matter how many failures against the login via SSH or console, the failure count remains zero, as follows:
Login Failures Maximum Latest On
user 0 0 MM/DD/YY HH:MM:SS -0400 hostname
You may have identified the following error from /var/log/secure
unknown option: no_magic_root
auth required pam_tally.so onerr=fail deny=3 unlock_time=60 magic_root
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