Maximum login attempts

Posted on 2011-10-31
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
Hi All,

As as required by our corporate security policies, maximum number of login retries should be set as 5.  In the login file, I found a setting "Retries = 5" however this is commented out (#).  I understand that in Solaris 10 the default value is 5.  What I would like to know is if the parameter is commented, does this mean that the system will allow unlimited retries or will the default value of 5 be set.

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    If an entry is commented out this means: "use the default".

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