How to exclude certain users from being affected by pam_tally2

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Issue

  • How can PAM be configured with pam_tally2 to allow certain users past the failed login check?
  • How can PAM be configured with pam_tally2 so it should effect only one specific user?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7
  • pam_tally2
  • pam_succeed_if

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