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Re: large delays on failed authentication



On Wed, 26 Mar 1997, Michael K. Johnson wrote:

> There's no configuration file for the framework itself, unfortunately,
> and if I understand Cristian correctly, he's talking about pam_fail_delay().

Yes, that's right.

> You can rebuild pam without pam_fail_delay -- look at the defaults file.
> At Red Hat, we have always built pam without pam_fail_delay().

I don't see the point. An application can disable delays
(somewhere in pamh->fail_delay structure). By default it sleeps 1 sec. 

Best wishes,
		Cristian Gafton
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