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Re: Setting a password policy



2009/7/14 a bv <vbavbalist gmail com>:
> Hi
>
> I m trying to set password policies on my Redhat EL 3,4,5 boxes. I use
> the http://brandonhutchinson.com/wiki/Linux_Password_Policy link and
> also found your http://sial.org/howto/linux/pam_tally/ .
>
> For the /var/log/faillog part Ive found  that there is a already file
> at a Redhat 5 (with a size), but doesnt exits on a 4 box. So i created
> it on Redhat 4 as given, but the log file size is 0. Also when i try
> to cat or more the faillog file on 5 box which has a size, brings
> nothing.
> So how can i make the system log the failed attemps?

I'm not sure to understand you. But, you can see the failed logs in
/var/log/secure

Hope this helps.



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