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NAME

pam_faildelay - Change the delay on failure per-application

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

pam_faildelay.so [debug] [delay=microseconds]

DESCRIPTION

pam_faildelay is a PAM module that can be used to set the delay on failure per-application.

If no delay is given, pam_faildelay will use the value of FAIL_DELAY from /etc/login.defs.

OPTIONS

debug

Turns on debugging messages sent to syslog.

delay=N

Set the delay on failure to N microseconds.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

Only the auth module type is provided.

RETURN VALUES

PAM_IGNORE

Delay was successful adjusted.

PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

The specified delay was not valid.

EXAMPLES

The following example will set the delay on failure to 10 seconds:

auth  optional  pam_faildelay.so  delay=10000000
     

SEE ALSO

pam_fail_delay(3), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)

AUTHOR

pam_faildelay was written by Darren Tucker <dtucker@zip.com.au>.


Linux-PAM Manual PAM_FAILDELAY (8) 06/04/2011
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