Running cronjobs resets the faillock for the user that is running the cronjob.

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Running cronjobs resets the failure counter of pam_faillock of that user that is running the cronjob

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • crond
  • pam_faillock

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In