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LAB 9.2 pam_tally2

k0dard Posts: 115
edited February 2021 in LFS216 Class Forum

Hello everyone,

I just want to signal, in case someone encounters the same problem as me, that pam_tally2 is deprecated and replaced with faillock.


To solve this lab you need to add pam_faillock.so authfail deny=2 to pam configuration files.
You can use faillock to see failed login attempts
And faillock --user user1 --reset to unlock user1 account


  • ankush3597

    Same with me. I am also not able to perform this lab due to pam_tally2 not found. After following the lab instructions and adding the pam_tally2 in /etc/pam.d/password-auth I did the reboot of my system and I am facing an issue now which is my user login attempt is not working.

    Not sure whether these are old lab insturctions or OS has been updated? Any support on this?


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