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I have two servers running Linux 2.6.9 kernel.

When i telnet to server1 , the telnet will be disconnected only after 3 login failures. While, when i telnet to server2, telnet will be disconnected after the first login failure. I expect server2 to behave the same way as server1 when telnet is executed.

Kindly tell me where i should tweak my servers so that i could achieve what i expect.

Thanks, LinuxPenseur

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Hope i made my question clear :) –  LinuxPenseur Jan 6 '11 at 11:43

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The problem existed in the PAM configuration. While Server 1 had the correct PAM configuration, server 2 had erroneous PAM configuration.

Thanks LinuxPenseur

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