email notice when user password fails

Henry, Michael michael.henry at
Wed Oct 24 16:47:52 EDT 2001

Is there a way to get notified when a user types in a invalid password when
using sudo.
example below.

I need e-mail notification when a sudo - invalid password fails


We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System    
Administrator. It usually boils down to these two things:             
        #1) Respect the privacy of others.                            
        #2) Think before you type.                                    
Sorry, try again.                                                     
Sorry, try again.                                                     
Sorry, try again.                                                     
sudo: 3 incorrect password attempts                                   

Michael Henry
SunSA - Charlotte, NC
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cell: (704) 634-0027
email: michael.henry at

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