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PAM_FAILDELAY

PAM_FAILDELAY

Section: Linux-PAM Manual (8) Updated: 08/31/2010
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NAME

pam_faildelay - Change the delay on failure per-application  

SYNOPSIS

pam_faildelay.so [debug] [delay=microseconds]
 

DESCRIPTION

pam_faildelay is a PAM module that can be used to set the delay on failure per-application.

If no delay is given, pam_faildelay will use the value of FAIL_DELAY from /etc/login.defs.  

OPTIONS

debug

Turns on debugging messages sent to syslog.

delay=N

Set the delay on failure to N microseconds.
 

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

Only the auth module type is provided.  

RETURN VALUES

PAM_IGNORE

Delay was successful adjusted.

PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

The specified delay was not valid.
 

EXAMPLES

The following example will set the delay on failure to 10 seconds:

auth  optional  pam_faildelay.so  delay=10000000
      

 

SEE ALSO

pam_fail_delay(3), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)  

AUTHOR

pam_faildelay was written by Darren Tucker <dtucker@zip.com.au>.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
RETURN VALUES
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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