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pam_faildelay - Change the delay on failure per-application

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NAME

pam_faildelay - Change the delay on failure per-application

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>.
09/19/2013 Linux-PAM Manual