[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: large delays on failed authentication



On Thu, 27 Mar 1997, Cristian Gafton wrote:
> I don't see the point. An application can disable delays
> (somewhere in pamh->fail_delay structure). By default it sleeps 1 sec. 

Ah, I didn't know that. Thanks for the information.

I still have one suggestion to make, though: The delay should not be used
when the user is unknown to PAM. That case suggest a user error, as
opposed to a hacking attempt.

---/dev/il



[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index] []