pam_faildelay - Change the delay on failure per-application
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
pam_faildelay.so [debug] [delay=microseconds]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
pam_faildelay is a PAM module that can be used to set the delay on failure per-application.
If no delay is given, pam_faildelay will use the value of FAIL_DELAY from /etc/login.defs.
4. OPTIONS ▲
Turns on debugging messages sent to syslog.
Set the delay on failure to N microseconds.
5. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED ▲
Only the auth module type is provided.
6. RETURN VALUES ▲
Delay was successful adjusted.
The specified delay was not valid.
7. EXAMPLES ▲
The following example will set the delay on failure to 10 seconds:
auth optional pam_faildelay.so delay
8. SEE ALSO ▲
pam_fail_delay(3), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)
9. AUTHOR ▲
pam_faildelay was written by Darren Tucker <>.