Sudo alerts on password failure.

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at
Wed Dec 12 11:45:24 EST 2001

In message <7D4956F96C2CD211A01E00805FE69708047110C6 at NT_EXCHANGE>
	so spake WHITING Russell (R.Whiting):

> I have the number of password attempts a user gets to enter their password
> set to 3. If the users fails 3 times it displays an error message on screen
> and puts an entry into the log files. My question is, is there an alert for
> this. I get emails sent to me for successful attempts and failed attempts,
> but I don't get any when this scenario occurs. 

No, there is not but this will be an option in sudo 1.6.4 to be
released (hopefully) in January.

 - todd

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