6.8. pam_faildelay - change the delay on failure per-application

pam_faildelay.so [ debug ] [ delay= microseconds ]

6.8.1. 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 .

6.8.2. OPTIONS

  • debug

    • Turns on debugging messages sent to syslog.
  • delay=N

    • Set the delay on failure to N microseconds.

6.8.3. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

Only the auth module type is provided.

6.8.4. RETURN VALUES

  • PAM_IGNORE

    • Delay was successful adjusted.
  • PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

    • The specified delay was not valid.

6.8.5. EXAMPLES

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

auth  optional  pam_faildelay.so  delay=10000000

6.8.6. AUTHOR

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