Setting login restrictions on accounts
You can prevent unauthorized access to your system with login
restrictions on accounts. Repeated unsuccessful login attempts are
typically associated with trying to crack an account password.
You can increase the difficulty in cracking passwords with
the following attributes in /etc/default/login:
These values can be set using the
System Defaults Manager
interval between prompts after an unsuccessful login attempt
maximum number of login attempts permitted
maximum interval for a login attempt. When this period expires,
the login is considered unsuccessful and the session is closed.
defadm login parameter=value
When a login session occurs over a modem connection, the
consequence of aborting the session is that the modem
Controlling account expiration
Setting login restrictions
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004