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Security and Breakin Evasion?

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The Question is:

Is there are way to have an account diable if there are too many failed
 password logon attempts?

The Answer is :

  Yes.  Please review the OpenVMS System Security Manual for assistance.
  In this particular case, the OpenVMS system parameter LGI_BRK_DISUSER
  will be of interest:
    "LGI_BRK_DISUSER turns on the DISUSER flag in the UAF record when
    an attempted break-in is detected, thus permanently locking
    out that account. The parameter is off (0)  by default. You
    should set the parameter (1)  only under extreme security watch
    conditions, because it results in severely restricted user

answer written or last revised on ( 29-MAY-2001 )

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