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Re: pam_limits maxlogins count -Out by one



On Sat, 30 Mar 2002, Andrew Morgan wrote:

> Michael wrote:
> > Two q's from me:
> >  1)
> > pam_limits module appears to be out by one for certain authentication
> > methods -- In particular ssh -- Example, if I set maxlogins for a user
> > of 1, the user is allowed 2 logins, the third fails. If I set maxlogins
> > 0, no logins allowed. I assume someone is aware of it??
> 
> Indeed,
> 
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=493294&group_id=6663&atid=106663

As a workaround solution, you might want to list the pam_limits after the 
pam_(unix|pwdb) session module so that pam_limits will get an updated utmp 
when it runs - which explains why I did not find this problem in my 
testing.

Cristian
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