How to configure pam_tally2 to lock user account after certain number of failed login attempts

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Issue

  • How to configure pam_tally2 to lock user account after certain number of failed login attempts
  • From which release of RHEL5.x has pam-tally2 module been being provided from pam package?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7)
  • pam_tally2

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