Encrypted Passwords & Restricting Logon Attempts
Jim at Morris-World.com
Sun Dec 1 05:12:01 GMT 2002
On Saturday, November 30, 2002, at 08:14 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Really quick, and really ugly hack is to make Samba call the pam
> function with some invalid password after failing the encrypted
> check... Just watch that some parts of Samba may cause the password
> check to fail, even when the right password is entered (it will try
> again with the other password (NT or LM) in this case).
Hmmm. This sounds like it could very well work, and may only require a
few lines of code to implement. Then Samba would increment the failed
logon counter via pam_tally...
I'll do a little hacking here in the next day or two, and let you know
how it works when I test it....
Thanks for the tip!
Jim Morris (Jim at Morris-World.com)
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