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loginlog - log of failed login attempts


After five unsuccessful login attempts, all the attempts are logged in
the file /var/adm/loginlog. This file contains one record for each failed
attempt. Each record contains the login name, tty specification, and

This is an ASCII file. Each field within each entry is separated from the
next by a colon. Each entry is separated from the next by a new-line.

By default, loginlog does not exist, so no logging is done. To enable
logging, the log file must be created with read and write permission for
owner only. Owner must be root and group must be sys.




login(1), passwd(1)

July 3, 1990 LOGINLOG(5)